Dr. Enrique Chipont leads a group of professionals with extensive experience in dealing with children’s eye diseases.
We have state-of-the-art technology for the diagnosis of retinal problems associated with decreased vision in children and lines of research on amblyopia and nystagmus.
Another major line of work for Oftálica is the study of glaucoma. The clinic has important ophthalmologists specialized in this disease at a national level:
- Dr. José Belda.
- Dr. Konrad Scharge.
- Dra. Pamy Stolik.
In addition, we have the only selective laser in the treatment of glaucoma (SLT) that allows, in many cases, the control of ocular tension while abandoning medication.
We collaborate with the development and research of new non-perforating surgery systems for glaucoma, allowing:
- Operate without opening the eye.
- Less operation time.
- Less postoperative complications.
The retina section is one of the most complete in technology for the early detection of retinal diseases such as diabetes, macular degeneration, with diagnostic systems that allow exploration without the need to dilate the pupil in most cases. Dr. Javier Placeres, a retinologist with extensive experience, has at Oftálica 360º digital retinography systems and ultrasound microscopy of the retina.
We make the difference
Personalized and professional attention
Personalized and quality care for each of their patients and families. We have a children’s area, a large waiting room with audiovisual equipment and wi-fi zone.
In addition, we have a team of professional anesthesiologists from ALANEST, S.L.P.
Professionals with more than 20 years of experience in the treatment and diagnosis of pediatric eye diseases from birth. Ultrasound and electrophysiological diagnostics, portable equipment, tonometer, microscopes, retinoscopes, for children’s examinations
The retina section has the most sophisticated technology for the study of peripheral retinal diseases. The “OPTOMAP” technology, unique in the province, allows the study of 360º of the retina, even without dilating the pupil.
We currently have the only SLT laser for the treatment of glaucoma without surgery. This treatment reduces intraocular pressure from 5 to 10 millimeters of mercury in a matter of 10 minutes in the doctor’s office.
Lacrimal ducts: We have laser technology for the reconstruction of the lacrimal duct, internally (without skin incision) in cases of constant tearing. This technique allows tear duct unblocking with minimal surgical trauma and faster recovery.
Myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism can be performed by laser-only surgery, with minimal risk and rapid recovery. To achieve this, it is essential to assess the patient’s corneal status and prescription using specific corneal surface and endothelial technology.
Why choose Oftálica
Oftálica is a center of the highest quality care in ophthalmology, with excellent and experienced professionals of national and international prestige and an exceptional technological level. The pursuit of excellence in each and every one of our competencies has allowed us to achieve the great objective that drives us, which is none other than improving the visual quality of each patient we treat. Therefore, the satisfaction of the thousands of people who have visited our facilities is our best guarantee.
From the beginning, it has been clear to us at Oftálica that the best care can only be provided by the most outstanding professionals in each specialty. As a result, our medical project has been joined by specialists of the highest national and international level, until today we are a true dream team in the field of ophthalmology. A team that is also considered by the medical community as one of the most influential, thanks to its continuous research work and constant recycling of knowledge. While other clinics use the name of a “star” doctor or lavish facilities as a lure, at Oftálica we prefer to go for simplicity, professional rigor and humane treatment. These are our values. Because for us ophthalmology, before being a business, is a vocation.
At Oftálica we believe that the practice of medicine has nothing to do with an assembly line, we are a medium-sized clinic, not a large corporation or a franchise. This allows us, among other things, to refer to most of our patients by their first name, not by a file number. Most importantly, it gives us the possibility to give each person the time and attention they need, so that we can truly understand their problem and adapt to their real needs, not only medically, but also personally, and even financially, through our personalized financing channels. This is the only way we have been able to offer comprehensive and individualized care, based on active listening and the utmost respect for human values and patients’ rights. And since we like everyone who visits us to feel at home, we offer a children’s area, a large waiting room with audiovisuals and a wi-fi zone. And, of course, the best of our smiles.
At Oftálica, we believe that the variety is the business of supermarkets and department stores, not of clinics. That is why all our efforts are focused on improving the medical and healthcare services we provide every day, not on trying to cut costs by cutting services here and there. Thanks to this philosophy we can say that our prices exactly match the quality of what we offer, no more and no less. Because sometimes cheap can be very expensive, and health does not always give second chances.
How many times have we heard “everything is going so fast now”? At Oftálica we are aware that these times require a permanent adaptation effort, not only in terms of continuous training of our staff, but also in terms of constant renewal of the medical equipment we work with. Consistently, we make an effort to invest in state-of-the-art technology that very few clinics in Spain can boast of, as evidenced by the fact that we offer our patients, among many others, Topography, Endothelial, GDX, Biometry, unique in the province of Alicante. This has been our philosophy to date and will continue to be so in the future. Because at Oftálica we believe that only by being on the cutting edge can we be the first in caring for your eyes.
At this point, we believe we have answered some of the questions we all ask ourselves before choosing an ophthalmology clinic. And beyond the logical similarities, there are many ways of practicing medicine. As we have already said, our main objective is to offer each patient the maximum guarantees in the solution of his or her problem. And to achieve this we rely on three fundamental pillars: a team of professionals of the highest level, personalized attention to the maximum and a permanent commitment to state-of-the-art technology. Thanks to this, we can say that we are different from others. Because Ophthalmic really makes a difference.
A bit of history
Oftálica is the result of the combination of more than 20 years of experience as ophthalmologists together with enthusiasm and a firm commitment to the highest quality private ophthalmology.
After years of experience in private ophthalmology, on February 15, 2005 began its activity under the direction of the ophthalmologist from Alicante, Dr. Enrique Chipont, a renowned specialist in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, with international training, who planned the operation of the clinic to become what is now a reality, a national reference center in strabismus and pediatric ophthalmology.
The operating model has been based from the outset on 4 fundamental pillars:
- Personalized attention.
- Highest level of professional training.
- Betting on state-of-the-art technology.
- Teaching and research.
Following the same criteria, almost in parallel, the other sections of the clinic have been developed, making Oftálica, today, a multidisciplinary center that allows the treatment of any ocular pathology in adults:
- Retinal sections.
- Ocular plastics.
- Refractive surgery.
The latter is a major commitment of the clinic with a large investment in this field, which has specific lasers for the treatment of this disease and a line of research in surgical implants to lower ocular pressure.
This is today Oftálica, a center of the highest quality in ophthalmology care, with excellent professionals with extensive experience and an exceptional technological level that allows the diagnosis and treatment of any ocular pathology in children and adults.