Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Central University of Venezuela. Ophthalmologist specializing in paediatric ophthalmology. Currently a member of the Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology at Institut Català de Retina. Dr. Yulilley Susana Trujillo is also a specialist in Human Rights and Bioethics in Clinic and Research.
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Central University of Venezuela.
Training as Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology at Hospital Dr. Francisco Antonio Risquez, in Caracas (Venezuela).
University Expert Degree in Human Rights and Bioethics in Clinic and Research by the National University of Distance Education (UNED).
Courses of the Master in Global Bioethics at the Central University of Venezuela.
How can myopia affect children? Myopia is a refractive defect where the images are focused in front of the retina rather than on it, causing blurred vision. Unlike hyperopia, this defect takes place either because the eyeball is too long or, more rarely, because the optical strength of the cornea and the lens are larger than necessary . There are also […]
What is hyperopia? Hyperopia, hypermetropia or farsightedness in childhood appears as a refractive defect whereby the image is focused behind the retina, and vision is blurred. The cause may be in the eyeball or it may be because the optical power of the cornea and lens is less than necessary. There is also a certain […]
What should we pay attention to? Some conditions, such as amblyopia, can be treated in babies and small children, but are irreversible once the child is grown up. Therefore, in presence of any of the following symptoms, it is advisable to undergo a comprehensive eye exam performed by an ophthalmologist specializing in pediatric ophthalmology: Academic […]
A child’s vision undergoes many changes in its first year of life. At each appointment, the paediatric ophthalmologist will check your child’s vision in order to monitor it and ensure that their vision is developing correctly. If your baby was born prematurely, the stages of visual development established below should be calculated from the date […]
Many people believe that cataracts only affect older people. However, children can also suffer them. Both the pediatrict cataract and the one that derives from aging, consist of a clounding of the natural crystalline lens of the eye, which can cause blurred vision and even blindness. In adults, cataracts usually appear many years after the […]
Macular degenerations are retinal diseases of genetic origin that cause an early degeneration of the macula. It affects adults, young people or even children, it all depends on the severity of the damage caused by this genetic anomaly. The macula deteriorates and collapses affecting vision and causing a loss of vision that may be important […]
Eyes are especially sensitive and should be cleaned with safety. Your baby’s skin is much thinner since adipose tissue is scarce and has little subcutaneous fat, which is why special hygiene habits should be carried out. Good eye hygiene can prevent the development of future eye infections. Newborns tend to have a lot of rheum […]