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As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development. Ophthalmologists – physicians who specialize in medical and surgical eye care – are seeing a marked increase in children with dry eye and eye strain from too much screen time. But does digital eyestrain cause lasting damage? Should your child use reading glasses or computer glasses? As you send your kids back to school this month for more time with screens and books, el Instituto de Ojos del Dr. Miguel Santiago and the American Academy of Ophthalmology are arming parents with ...
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Next time you step outside to enjoy the summer sun, don’t forget to bring a pair of sunglasses. Most people know that the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays are bad for the skin. But did you know that too much sun on unprotected eyes increases the risk of eye diseases? This summer, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds you that sunglasses are more than a bold fashion statement, they are a smart health choice. Continue reading… ...
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Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which cause cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develop with advancing age.1 This June, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is observing Cataract Awareness Month by sharing three things everyone should know about the condition and its treatment. Continue reading… ...
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We accept all major health insurance plans, as well as Medicare and Medicaid.

Accepted plans include:

  • Triple S
  • Triple S Advantage
  • MCS
  • MCS Classicare
  • Mapfre
  • Humana Insurance
  • Humana Gold
  • Humana Advantage
  • MSO (MMM y PMC)
  • Constellation
  • First Plus
  • Panamerican

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Some of our treatments are considered by health insurance plans as elective procedures and they are not covered by insurers. For these treatments we offer multiple financing options.

  • CitiHealth – Citibank’s MasterCard credit card for medical needs. It can be paid in installments or a 12-month plan to pay without interest.
  • CareCredit – Credit card for medical needs with option to pay in installments.
  • Cooperativa de Crédito Jesús Obrero – Financing plan which includes membership and purchase of shares for new members.

We also accept all major credit cards and cash. Learn more about the available options during your evaluation appointment.

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Below are some situations in which you should visit an ophthalmologist.

  • You suffered an eye injury.
  • You have symptoms of an eye disease.
      These symptoms include:

    • Blurred or distorted vision, double vision or loss of vision.
    • See floaters (as small spots or black wires), flashing lights or halos around objects.
    • Have a curtain or veil that obstructs vision.
    • Eye problems itself, as a lump in one or both eyes, crossed eyes, excessive tears or changes in the eyelids.
    • Eye pain.
    • You have 40 years or more, it is recommended to perform a full eye exam at age 40. This exam will let know if you are at risk of suffering from an eye disease.

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Cuentas con varias formas de hacer tu cita con nosotros, te mostraremos dos de las alternativas favoritas de nuestros pacientes, 😉 sin tener que llegar al centro. 

1. Teléfono ☎️ Puedes llamar al 787-769-2477 con mucho gusto te atenderán y podrás coordinar una cita con nuestros representantes. 
2. Enlace en la página web ➡️ https://institutoojospr.com/cita/
puedes acceder desde tu teléfono, ipad, computadora y obtener tu cita.

Nos vemos en #InstitutoDeOjos 👁

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Nuestra Facultad | Dr. Eduardo González, MD

Graduado en el 2010 de la Escuela de Medicina de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, completó su residencia en Oftalmología en el 2015 en la Universidad de Puerto Rico-Recinto Ciencias Médicas y en el 2017 se certificó en la Subespecialidad de Cirugía de Retina y Vítreo en el LSU Eye Center en New Orleans.

En la actualidad es miembro de la Academia Americana de Oftalmología, la Asociación Americana de Especialistas de Retina y la Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Oftalmología.
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Nuestra Facultad | Dr. Eduardo González, MD

Graduado en el 2010 de la Escuela de Medicina de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, completó su residencia en Oftalmología en el 2015 en la Universidad de Puerto Rico-Recinto Ciencias Médicas y en el 2017 se certificó en la Subespecialidad de Cirugía de Retina y Vítreo en el LSU Eye Center en New Orleans.

 En la actualidad es miembro de la Academia Americana de Oftalmología, la Asociación Americana de Especialistas de Retina y la Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Oftalmología.

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Debes hacer al menos una evaluación de la vista al año.

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¡El tiempo de regreso a clases está cerca!🍎
Ver bien siempre es importante 🤓

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☎️ 787.769.2477
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"Excelente servicio cuando me hice la correccion visual, y el Dr Santiago muy buena persona...durante procedimiento él va explicando lo que esta haciendo y lo que se debe sentir...eso me dio mucha confianza y tranquilidad."
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