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971 20 15 12

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.


Macular degeneration (ARMD)

What is it?

A degenerative disease of the central part of the retina (macula) affecting central vision. The main cause of legal blindness in patients over the age of 65 in the western world.


  • Loss of vision
  • Alteration of form of images

Risk factors

  • Age
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • White race
  • Diet high in fat
  • Low consumption of anti-oxidants and zinc


  • Vitamin supplements (anti-oxidants)
  • Intravitreal antiangiogenic drugs (halt the growth of neovessels)
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