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24H Emergency

IOM / Palma
971 201 512

Clínica Rotger
971 726 913

Emergencies will be attended Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the headquarters of IOM (Ophthalmologic Institute of Majorca). Out of this time, you have at your disposal our 24h ward service, which is located at Clínica Rotger in Palma.

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Astigmatism

What is it?

Different curvature of the meridians of the cornea, causing different refractive power which prevents focus on the retina.
Very frequent. Appears in isolation or associated with myopia or hyperopia.
Generally congenital and stable. May be a side-effect of surgery (cornea transplant, cataracts, etc.), traumatism, disease of the cornea (ulcer, keratoconus, etc.)

Symptoms

The main symptoms are blurred vision and headaches.

Treatment

With spectacles, contact lenses or various types of surgery.

Surgical treatment

  • INTRALASIK (90% of cases in I.O.M.)
  • LÁSIK with microkeratome
  • PRK
  • Corneal insertions
  • Implantable collamer lens (ICL)
  • Pseudofakia intraocular lens (with or without cataracts).
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