Tercer Premio THEA-S.E.G. de Investigación en Oftalmología 2017 a las mejores publicaciones en Glaucoma en el XII Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Glaucoma en Valencia.
The activity of the Fundación de Investigación Oftlamológica (FIO – Eye Research Foundation), a private entity devoted to the study of the basis of the diseases that compromise vision (
Luis Fernández-Vega, Medical Director at the Institute, warns about the cutbacks in investigation and defends the power of the "marca Asturias" (Asturian brand).
To blink, to choose the right contrast and font size or to have a good focal illumination are some of the advices given by ophthalmologist Luis Fernández-Vega to avoid eyesight problems caused by reading in electronic devices.
The last advances have enabled the development of efficient surgical techniques for the treatment of keratoconus aiming to delay or even avoid its progression.
Fernández-Vega claims that in these 15 years FACO has become one of the most important conferences in Spain. “It’s the first and it sets the trend for the year”, he said.