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Cataract and glaucoma. New minimally invasive techniques

Patients information - 11/12/2018

Cataract and glaucoma are two eye conditions with different aetiologies but [...]


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Can I take tablets for motion sickness if I have glaucoma?

Patients information - 03/12/2018

Motion sickness, also known as kinetosis, is an unpleasant feeling of instability accompanied by digestion issues and other symptoms such as yawning, nausea, cold sweat, paleness and even vomiting. Travel [...]


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Barraquer Spain’s number one in Private Ophthalmology for 2018

The center - 29/11/2018

The Health Reputation Monitor (Monitor de Reputación Sanitaria, MRS) published the fifth edition of its reputation evaluation. The Barraquer Ophthalmology [...]


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Lagophthalmos

Patients information - 28/11/2018

Lagophthalmos is the inability to close the eyelids completely, leaving a half-opened, exposed space between the upper and lower eyelids. As the surface of the eye is then exposed without full blinking [...]


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Dr. Jeroni Nadal appointed president of the Catalan Society of Ophthalmology

The center - 27/11/2018

  Dr. Jeroni Nadal was named the new president of the Catalan Society of Ophthalmology during the 49th congress of this institution. [...]


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Barraquer at the 49th Congress of the Catalan Society of Ophthalmology

Patients information - 22/11/2018

The 49th Congress of the Catalan Society of Ophthalmology begins today, Thursday, November 22, and will last until Saturday, November 24, at the Axa Auditorium in Barcelona. In this new [...]


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Looking after a baby’s eyes

Patients information - 20/11/2018

Universal Children's Day is celebrated on November 20. We join this celebration with some eye care advice for babys. Sight is one of a human being’s most [...]


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Josefa and Alejandra: Barraquer Foundation patients

Foundation - 19/11/2018

Josefa has been a patient of the Barraquer Foundation since 1970. She came to Barcelona from Madrid, where she was living, because her partner found out about the Clinic through some relatives who had visited it [...]


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“La Caixa” Banking Foundation gives a grant for research on which the Barraquer Institute works

Research and Teaching - 13/11/2018

Last week took place grant award ceremony of the research grant of "La Caixa" Banking [...]


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New issue of the Barraquer magazine number 33

The center - 09/11/2018

Latest issue of Barraquer Magazine No 33, now availabe on our website and in our center. Have a look at the on-line version. 03 Editor's Letter 05 Opinion. The WHO Barcelona Office for Health Systems Strengthening [...]


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Dr. Javier Elizalde participates in the XL Inter-American Course in Clinical Ophthalmology

Research and Teaching - 08/11/2018

On Sunday November 4, Dr. Javier Elizalde participated as a guest speaker at the


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Photophobia

Patients information - 07/11/2018

Hasn't everyone been bothered by light at some stage? When this situation is extreme, we call it photophobia, and it’s a symptom that has no call to be associated with any diseases. When light hits the [...]


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10 Interesting Facts about Breatfeeding

Patients information - 30/10/2018

It's true that nowadays we are all aware of the importance of feeding our newborn babies with breast milk. In fact, the WHO (World Health Organisation) recommends [...]


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Prof. Barraquer and Dr. Álvarez de Toledo at the American Academy of Ophthamology

Research and Teaching - 26/10/2018

Prof. Rafael I. Barraquer and Dr. Juan P. Alvarez de Toledo Elizalde [...]


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The Meibomian Glands

Patients information - 23/10/2018

Dry eye syndrome is a very common disease that affects more than half the population. Dryness of the eyes could be due to insufficient tear production and/or excess evaporation. [...]


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