Dr José Luis Güell

  • Head of the Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Department at the IMO 
  • Pioneer in laser refractive surgery techniques and selective corneal transplantation
  • More than 700 publications as well as national and international papers 
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José Luis Güell

Professional career

Founding partner and doctor specialising in cornea and refractive surgery at the Ocular Microsurgery Institute (IMO), spokesperson for IMO Foundation and professor on the Master's Course in the Anterior Segment and the Master's Course on Cornea and Refractive Surgery run by IMO. Coordinator and professor for the ESASO's Cornea and Refractive Surgery Department.

His areas of interest are lamellar and endothelial keratoplasty, complex cataracts surgery, reconstructive procedures for the anterior segment, including keratoprosthesis, refractive surgery, particularlyexcimer and femtosecond laser, as well as the implant of intraocular phakic lenses (Artisan-Artiflex) and intrastromal corneal rings.

He took a Fellowship in the Cornea Unit of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Department at Emory University, Atlanta, USA. In 1999, he presented his doctoral thesis with honours entitled In situ laser-assisted keratomileusis. Development of the technique for the correction of myopia and astigmatism at Valld’Hebrón University Hospital.

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