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European centre to perform the frontal flap technique

Experts in over

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different techniques available for ptosis surgery

What does it involve?

The correction of eyelid ptosis involves raising the upper eyelid to its normal position.

When is it carried out?

Ptosis correction is recommended in all cases, as this is not just an aesthetic problem. In children, if the eyelid covers the pupil, surgery should be performed as soon as possible to prevent visual development problems. Surgery can be postponed to just before the child starts school. In adults, since ptosis can affect the visual field and eventually cause neck problems, it should be corrected as soon as the condition is detected.

Prior examination

A comprehensive eye and eyelid examination.

Surgery

The ptosis surgery is performed under general anaesthesia for children, as they are usually uncooperative, and local anaesthesia for adults.

Before the surgery

Patients should not take anticoagulants or aspirin before surgery.

Risks

Surgery always seeks to achieve symmetry between both eyes, and this often requires more than one intervention. There is a risk of hyper or hypocorrection, which can be corrected later.

Experts performing this treatment

FAQs

IMO Institute of Ocular Microsurgery

Josep María Lladó, 3
08035 Barcelona
Phone: (+34) 934 000 700
E-mail: informacion@imo.es
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By car

GPS navigator coordinates:
41º 24’ 38” N – 02º 07’ 29” E

Exit 7 of the Ronda de Dalt (mountain side). The clinic has a car park with more than 200 parking spaces.

By bus

Autobus H2: Rotonda de Bellesguard, parada 1540

Autobus 196: Josep Maria Lladó-Bellesguard, parada 3191

Autobuses H2, 123, 196: Ronda de Dalt – Bellesguard, parada 0071

IMO Madrid

C/ Valle de Pinares Llanos, 3
28035 Madrid
Phone: (+34) 910 783 783
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Public transport

Metro Lacoma (líne 7)
Autobuses:

  • Lines 49 & 64, stop “Senda del Infante”
  • Line N21, stop “Metro Lacoma”

Timetables

Patient care:
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

IMO Andorra

Av. de les Nacions Unides, 17
AD700 Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra
Phone: (+37) 688 55 44
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IMO Manresa

C/ Carrasco i Formiguera, 33 (Baixos)
08242 – Manresa
Tel: (+34) 938 749 160
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Public transport

FGC. Line R5 & R50 direction Manresa. Station/Stop: Baixador de Manresa

Timetables

Monday to Friday, 08:30 A.M – 13:30 PM / 15:00 PM – 20:00 PM

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