Why the Institut de la Màcula?
The lnstitut de la Màcula is benchmark specialist in the treatment of macula, retina and vitreous disorders and forms part of the prestigious Centre Mèdic Teknon. Our personalised service, thorough medical care and research set us apart.
Use of cutting edge techniques and treatments place the lnstitut at the forefront of international centres renowned for curing sight disorders, specialising in four broad areas: the retina, cornea, glaucoma and cosmetic surgery.
The centre has a multidisciplinary medical team lead by Dr. Jordi Monés, MD, PhD, an internationally renowned ophthalmologist and researcher, which is made up of specialists in the retina, cornea, glaucoma, refractive surgery and cataracts, as well as ocular plastic surgery.
Barcelona is the gateway to Europe, the centre of an emerging economic euro-region, capital of the Mediterranean, bridge to North Africa and link with Latin America.
It has an airport just 15 minutes from the city centre, the Mediterranean's leading port in constant expansion and land connections via international rail and road networks.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognised Barcelona as a world benchmark in medicine thanks to the quality of its healthcare and its highly qualified professionals.
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Support for International Patients
In coordination with Centre Mèdic Teknon's International Area, the Institut will assist you at all times with information and quotes and in coordinating your time at the centre.
During your stay in Barcelona, we will:
• Be your connection point with our medical team, making sure you have all the information you need related to your medical care.
• Coordinate the translation service.
• Help find accommodation for you and your companions or put you in touch with Club Teknon's international patient service.