According to the medical institutions rating published by the Consumer Organization (OCU), the Institute of Eye Microsurgery (Instituto de Microcirugía Ocular de Barcelona) is considered to be the best eye clinic in Barcelona. The clinic was attended and ranked anonymously by more than 281 doctors who expressed their opinions about the centers providing the best medical care for patients with various eye diseases.
According to the OCU, medical specialists have a more reliable idea of the quality of the services provided based on their professional experience and long-standing practices. The following ophthalmology centers were included on the list of the top-ten best eye clinics in Barcelona: University Hospital Vall Hebron (el Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron), Barraquer Ophthalmology Center (el Centro de Oftalmología Barraquer), and the University Hospital of Bellvitge (el Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge).
The Institute of Eye Microsurgery, (IMO Instituto de Microcirugía Ocular de Barcelona)
This institute is the leading clinic in the field of minimally invasive surgical operations, which are always performed in outpatient settings to achieve long-term, high-quality results.
- The IMO emergency department works 24 hours per day, 365 days a year.
- In case of emergency, the patient will be assisted by a highly qualified ophthalmologist at the institute without any prior appointment.
- IMO founder and medical director, Dr. Borja Corcóstegui, leads in the ratings for the best eye doctors in Barcelona, according to the medical survey published by Monitor de Reputacion Sanitaria (MRS).
- Address: С/Josep María Lladó, 308035 Barcelona.
- Web: www.imo.es
University Hospital Vall Hebron (Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron)
The Ophthalmology Department of the University Hospital offers comprehensive assistance for people with eye diseases, including various pathologies. The hospital also conducts important educational and scientific activities and clinical studies and publishes articles in leading national and international journals.
The priority of the ophthalmologists’ research group is the study and development of new methods of treatment for basic neurodegenerative diseases of the retina, such as diabetic retinopathy.
- Address: Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 119-129, 08035 Barcelona.
- Web: www.vallhebron.com
Ophthalmology Center Barraquer (Centro de Oftalmología Barraquer)
This private hospital specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and control of eye diseases. The clinic offers comprehensive ophthalmologic assistance to patients from all over the world. Its medical team consists of 30 highly qualified eye specialist from Barcelona and guarantees high quality individual treatment for patients.
Annually, the clinic conducts more than 100,000 consultations, 9,000 surgical procedures, and 5,000 laser procedures. The center is one of the largest ophthalmological clinics in the world. It is also an international clinic for corneal transplantation and the first center in Spain to introduce the revolutionary Argus II artificial vision chip.
- Address: C/Muntaner, 314, 08021 Barcelona.
University Hospital Bellvitge (HUB, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge)
This hospital is one of five clinics in Catalonia to have received the highest level of accreditation, and it provides high-tech medical services for patients with different types of diseases.
The clinic consistently is included in the top-20 best centers with a team of professional eye doctors in Barcelona.
- Address: С/ Feixa Llarga, s/n, 08907 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona.
- Web: www.bellvitgehospital.cat
Depending on the procedure, prices can vary from 1,200 euros for laser vision correction, 2,000 euros for cataract treatment, to 2,500 euros for intraocular lens implants. Complex procedures, such as corneal transplantation and phacoemulsification, cost about 4,500 euros and 3,500 euros respectively.
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