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Sara, paciente trasplantada de córnea

Patients information - 26/06/2019

En septiembre de 2012, Sara pasaba una tranquila tarde de verano en casa. Antes de ponerse cómoda para hacer una siesta, sintió un ligero pellizco al retirar sus lentes de contacto, pero decidió no darle importancia y dormir un [...]


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Dr. Gorka Martínez named President of the Spanish Society of Plastic Ocular and Orbit Surgery

The center - 07/06/2019

Through a vote of members, Dr. Gorka Martínez Grau has been chosen as the new chairman of the Spanish Society of Plastic Ocular and Orbit [...]


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Annual General Meeting of the Barraquer Institute

Research and Teaching - 29/05/2019

Yesterday the Barraquer Institute held its Annual General Meeting, a yearly event full of awards which also featured the prestigious economist, José María Gay de Liébana.


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A balanced diet is vital for our eye Health

Foundation - 27/05/2019

An unbalanced diet can have an influence, as much by excess as by defect, on eye health. This was evident last Friday at the Mercat de la Guineueta during the workshop 'Nutrition and eye health', an activity open to the public organized by the [...]


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We remember Eduard Punset, Cooperator of Merit of the Barraquer Institute

Research and Teaching - 22/05/2019

We pay tribute to Dr. Eduard Punset, who died today at 82 years after a long illness. A multifaceted personality that has left a marked voyage after a life of complete dedication as a jurist, writer, economist, politician and, above all, as a [...]


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Clinical trials at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre

Research and Teaching - 20/05/2019

Since 1941, the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre has specialised in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of eye diseases. Since then, it has put [...]


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Aurora, paciente de la Fundación Barraquer

Foundation - 16/05/2019

Aurora tiene 20 años, la primera vez que se visitó en la Clínica Barraquer tenía pocos meses de vida y padecía una enfermedad congénita. Su padre también fue paciente, se visitó por primera vez en la clínica en el [...]


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Last year residents in Barraquer pass the EBO exam

The center - 13/05/2019

Internal Medical Residents (MIR) who completed their training as specialists at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre this year have successfully passed the Diploma of the


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General Óptica and the Barraquer Foundation, working together to improve the eye health of the most vulnerable groups

Foundation - 09/05/2019

Professor Rafael I. Barraquer, President of the Barraquer Foundation, and Mr. Jordi Fontcuberta, Managing Director of


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Bariatric surgery: possible side effects on the eyes

Patients information - 07/05/2019

Our eyes need food. They use nutrients to gain energy and maintain their complex structure and function. This is part of the homeostasis, or the balance of nature the [...]


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¿Cómo puedo saber si soy buen candidato para la cirugía refractiva con láser?

Patients information - 30/04/2019

Hablamos de cirugía refractiva para referirnos al conjunto de técnicas quirúrgicas que tienen como objetivo corregir los defectos refractivos del ojo [...]


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Glasses donation for the “Light to your eyes” project

Foundation - 24/04/2019

The Barraquer Foundation has donated over 50 pairs of prescription glasses to Light [...]


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New technology for studying the macula: the MAIA microperimetry

Patients information - 17/04/2019

Along with our doctors’ personal touch and experience, we continue working with the latest technology to get the best possible diagnosis for our clients. To optimise the [...]


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Josep, a patient treated for an ocular melanoma

Patients information - 16/04/2019

"The patient is also responsible for his recovery." This is the lesson that Josep has learned after having overcome an ocular melanoma that was unexpectedly diagnosed in [...]


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Donations to the eye bank: giving more than just sight to one patient

Research and Teaching - 15/04/2019

When somebody donates their eyes, they don’t just help one or two people, they can help improve clinical eye care for everyone. After an organ donor passes away, consent [...]


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