Dr. Alberto Espejo

Emergencies, Myopia, Retina and Vitreous

Medical license no. 42957

Bachelor of Medicine from the National University of San Marcos (Lima, Perú) and specialist in Ophthalmology from the University Hospital of Badajoz. Dr. Alberto Espejo specializes in retina, vitreous, cataract surgery and myopia.


Languages

Spanish, Catalan and English. Notions of french and portuguese.


Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine from the National University of San Marcos (Lima, Peru)
  • Training as a Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of Badajoz (Extremadura, Spain).
  • Master in Retino-Vascular Pathology, Inflammations and Intraocular Tumors at the Institut Universitari Barraquer.
  • Master in Diagnosis and Treatment of Cataract and Glaucoma at the Institut Universitari Barraquer.
  • Master in Pathology and Surgery of the Macula, Vitreous and Retina at the Institut Universitari Barraquer.

Currently

  • Member of the Retina and Vitreous Department
  • Member of the Myopia Unit
  • Member of the Emergencies Department

Medical societies

  • Member of the Retina and Vitreous Spanish Society.

Additional information

  • Several communications in congresses of the specialty.
  • Participation in numerous specialization and updating courses.

Related articles

Retinal detachment

What is a retinal detachment? The retina is a light sensitive eye layer located at the back of the eye. A retinal detachment is simply a separation of the retina from the wall of the eye to which it is normally attached.     What are the risk factors for retinal detachment? Retinal detachment affects, […]

Vitreous hemorrhage

What is a vitreous hemorrhage? Vitreous hemorrhage has variable symptoms depending on the amount of bleeding: vision of spots that are suspended in vision (floaters), blurred vision or complete and sudden loss of vision. It may be caused by multiple causes, such as eye traumas and even underlying conditions such as diabetic retinopathy. It is […]

Myopia

Myopia (also known as near-sightedness or short-sightedness) is a visual defect suffered by myopic or short-sighted people, who can clearly see close objects, but can’t properly focus far distance ones. The myopic eye focuses objects in front of the retina, and this is either caused by a relative increase of the eye length (axial myopia), which […]

Myopia affects more and more young people and adolescents

The visual health of young people has been affected in recent years by the social and technological changes that are taking place. Digital natives, born between 1992 and 2005, are the generation with the highest myopia rate compared to previous generations. The association Visión y Vida, which includes ophthalmologists, optometrists and other experts in visual […]

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