Dr. Jordi Folch

Retina and Vitreous

Medical license: 33979

Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona (UB). Ophthalmologist specializing in retina and vitreous. Currently a member of the Retina and Vitreous Department at Institut Català de Retina. He has contributed in multiple national and international publications, as well as attended numerous conferences and courses.


Languages

Spanish, Catalan and English.


Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona (UB)
  • Master in Pathology and Surgery of the Anterior Segment of the Ocular Globe. Institut Universitari Barraquer, Barcelona.
  • Master in Pathology and Surgery of the Posterior Segment of the Ocular Globe. Institut Universitari Barraquer, Barcelona.
  • Training as a specialist in ophthalmology in the Ophthalmology Service of the Hospital Clínic i Provincial de Barcelona.
  • Rotation of two months in the Orbit and Oculoplastic Unit of the Ophthalmology Service of Son Dureta Hospital, Palma de Mallorca.
  • Rotation of three months in the Ophthalmology Service of the Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children’s Hospital.

At present


Medical associations

  • Member of the Catalan Society of Ophthalmology.

Publications and conferences

  • Multiple national and international publications.
  • Attendances to several conferences, courses and research meetings.
  • Several presentations at conferences

Related articles

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)

Age-related macular degeneration or ARMD is a disease that affects the central area of the retina,  the macula. As its name suggests, it is a degenerative disease that progresses with age. What is age-related macular degeneration? Age-related macular degeneration affects the central area of the retina, the macula, and causes central vision problems, difficulty recognizing […]

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, approximately, one […]

Equipment for state-of-the-art retinal surgery

Retinal surgery STELLARIS PC Stellaris PC (from Bauch + Lomb) is a high performance platform that allows for a comprehensive combined surgical system. It is multifunction equipment for cataract and retinal surgery. Combined procedures 1) Phacoemulsification Stable Chamber System Fast and easy configuration Platform for microincision 2) Vitrectomy Makes up to 5.000 cpm Balance between infusion/vacuum, […]

Vitreous detachment

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT… If floaters are small, translucent and isolated, and provided they always have the same shape and pattern, there is nothing to worry about. Scheduling an ophthalmology examination is nonetheless recommended. If floaters appear abruptly and in a great number, sometimes in a manner described as a spider web that […]

Vitreous hemorrhage

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT… 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 […]

Patients with diabetes

What should we seek to prevent in the case of people suffering from diabetes? Some disorders and complications in vision associated to diabetes are: Diabetic retinopathy, a vascular disease associated to diabetes consisting in high glucose levels that alter blood vessel walls and make such walls more permeable, thus leading to a series of vision […]

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