We are an integral ophthalmological reference centre in South Andalusia, a specialised centre in the most modern anterior pole eye microsurgery techniques, retina surgery and refractive surgery (myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism).
Given that Ophthalmology is a speciality which depends a great deal on technology, both Dr. Tirado and the Costa del Sol Ophthalmological Institute have always been in the forefront of technology, offering the people from Fuengirola in particular and all their patients in general, the latest advances in diagnostic equipment and in surgical technology, being pioneers in Andalusia in the implementation of new machinery
Cataract is the loss of transparency of the lens.
The approximate time of the surgery is 20 minutes and it is done under local anesthesia.
Refractive surgery is known as the group of surgical techniques undertaken to eliminate or minimize ocular refractive errors (such as myopia, hyperopia or astigmatism).
What I have to do before my first visit for surgery.
For those cases where the correction of refractive errors with laser is not indicated, there are other alternative techniques.
According to the characteristics of each eye and applying previous tests, the surgeon decides the most appropriate lens for each case.
Presbyopia usually occurs beginning at around age 40. It is the main visual anomaly that affects the Spanish population and its incidence is increasing.