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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.



What is it?

A disease in which the cornea becomes progressively thinner and more protuberant and cone-shaped in its centre. Causes a reduction of visual definition secondary to irregular astigmatism. Begins in puberty and progresses slowly. Generally bilateral.


  • Unknown, probably multi-factor.
  • Prior family history in less than 10% of cases.


Always depending on the state it has reached:

  • Correction of error with spectacles or contact lenses.
  • Placing of intrastromal rings. (INTACS)
  • Corneal cross-linking (to halt development).
  • Cornea transplant.
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