Fernández Vega Ophthalmological Institute - History - Instituto Oftalmológico Fernández Vega

History

More than 130 years and five generations of ophthalmologists. Come on a tour with us of the Institute from its beginnings until the present day, when than 100,000 patients a year make us a national and international benchmark.

FIRST GENERATION

Adolfo Fernández-Vega

  • He went to Paris to study Ophthalmology.
  • He opened the first consultancy in Oviedo.

SECOND GENERATION 

Dr. Luis Fernández-Vega Valvidares

  • He studied in Oviedo and France and medicine in Madrid.
  • He studied in Ophthalmology in Paris. 
  • He joined his father´s consultancy, where he introduced innovations in the treatment of eye diseases. 
  • President of the Asturian Doctors´ Association for 15 years.

THIRD GENERATION

Drs. Luis y Álvaro Fernández-Vega Diego

  • They trained at the most prestigious universities and centres in the world. 
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital and the New York Eye and Ear Hospital.
  • They introduced multiple innovations and different surgical techniques (cataract, corneal transplant…)
  • Dr. Luis Fernández-Vega Diego created the Dr. Castroviejo Scholarship Association


The consultancy was at 3, Calle Uría in Oviedo (Asturias)

500 m2, 25 people, 25,00 annual consultations, 2,500 yearly surgical operations.

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