Treatment of Retinal Diseases at Clínic

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Retinal diseases represent one of the most significant ophthalmological afflictions due to the large number of patients they affect, and their repercussions on these patients’ vision.

This means that these pathologies are very present in care, teaching and research at Hospital Clínic.

In terms of healthcare, approximately 20,000 medical appointments are made each year for patients with these diseases. From the point of view of treatment, more than 400 retinal operations, mainly vitrectomies, and more than 5,000 intravitreal drug injections and 600 retinal laser treatments are performed

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Hospital Clínic has a special interest in this area and is a pioneer in the treatment of the different types of macular oedema, especially that linked to diabetic retinopathy, based on monitoring and treatment in integral units of intravitreal therapy and diabetic education.

The donations that can be done through this webpage are exclusively for the benefit of Hospital Clínic of Barcelona through Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica and not for BBVA Foundation, entity that collaborates with the project of PortalClínic.


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