14 September, 2021
The Hospital Clínic group has just put into motion a new project: the Clínic Eye Training Center (CETC). As part of the new Ophthalmological Surgery area, in the Maternity facility, the CETC was made with the aim of creating a model of excellence in ophthalmological training and developing innovation projects at the same time. It’s state-of-the-art training in surgery and it’s the first practical-training project in ophthalmology in a public center in Europe.
25 May, 2021
Refractive laser surgery is one of the best known and most commonly performed options for correcting vision problems and can be an alternative to wearing glasses or contact lenses. Now, the barnaclínic+ Ophthalmology service that carries out this type of surgery, has incorporated into its facilities a new system that utilises two types of laser: the femtosecond laser to make a precise cut in the form of a window in the cornea (the transparent dome-shaped part at the front of the eye) and the excimer laser to modify its curvature.
Thanks to the new equipment it will be possible to carry out two surgical procedures. On is the technique known as FEMTO-LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) and the other is PRK (photorefractive keratectomy). “Thanks to these techniques we will be able to correct both myopia and hyperopia or astigmatism. They are all about pathologies in which there is a malformation in the length of the eyeball or in the shape of the curve that can be corrected with the laser”, explains Dr Jorge Peraza, an expert ophthalmologist in refractive surgery of barnaclínic+.
21 December, 2020
On December the 10th, the new surgical area of the Clinical Institute of Ophthalmology (ICOF), of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona Group, was inaugurated. These are facilities that have the latest technology in this speciality and allow highly complex surgical treatments; with better results, greater precision and better post-operative services. In addition, with the construction of the Eye Training Centre Clinic, the Ophthalmology Service will combine surgical, educational and training activities in a single space.
29 May, 2020
All barnaclínic+ services have reopened between May 11 and 20, and will gradually resume their normal activities. To guarantee the safety of both our patients and professionals, hygiene and disinfection measures have been taken, spaces have been adapted and protocols and paths have been redefined.
If you have any questions about our opening hours and contacts, active services or security measures, you can refer to this selection of frequently asked questions.
28 June, 2019
The barnaclínic+ ophthalmology department offers a new service for those contact lens wearers who, owing to their condition (keratoconus, cornea transplant, severe dry eye syndrome), cannot wear conventional contact lenses. Scleral contact lenses or scleral lenses, now available at barnaclínic+, are the best option for these patients.