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Institut Comtal d'Oftalmologia (ICO)


Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Manuel Romera

Dr. Manuel Romera

Director of the Oculopastic and Orbital Unit and the Neuro-Ophtalmology Unit / Specialist, Ocular Trauma Unit
at Institut Comtal d'Oftalmologia (ICO)
Speciality Ophthalmology
Languages English, Spanish
Graduated 1998 (18 years since graduation)
Education - Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Central University of Venezuela, 1998. Magna cum laude honours and special end-of-degree prize from the Faculty of Medicine. Prizes in Physiological Sciences, Biochemistry and Immunology.

- Ophthalmology Specialist Training at Hospital de Vall d'Hebrón, 2000-2004.
- Master in Immunology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, 2001. Certificate of Research Proficiency
Professional Experience - Director of the Oculoplastic and Orbital Unit and the Neuro-Ophthalmology Unit of ICOftalmología.
- Specialist, Ocular Trauma Unit since 2003.

Clinical experience:

- Oculoplastic Surgery, eyelid and ocular surface reconstruction surgery
- Nasolacrimal duct surgery
- Orbital surgery
- Neuro-ophthalmology

- Eyelid malposition surgery: ptosis, eyelid retraction, entropion, ectropion, congenital eyelid defects.
- Reconstructive eye surgery in facial paralysis.
- Reconstructive surgery following orbital trauma and eye burns.
- Ocular surface reconstruction procedures: dermal and mucosal grafts, amniotic membrane graft.
- Management of anophthalmic socket, enucleation, evisceration and ocular prostheses.
- Dacryocystorhinostomy, repair of nasolacrimal duct lesions and paediatric nasolacrimal intubation.
- Orbital tumours and thyroid-related orbitopathy.
- Evaluation and diagnosis of neurological diseases with visual impairment: optic neuropathies, oculomotor nerve palsy, disorders of the pupil, brain lesions, intracranial hypertension.
- Assessment of magnetic resonance and computed axial tomography images of the central nervous system and orbits.

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