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Appointments and Specialities

Ophthalmology is the specialty dedicated to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of medical and surgical pathologies of the eyes, in all age groups.


At Joaquim Chaves Saúde medical clinics, you will find an experienced team of ophthalmology specialists, at your service for diagnosing and treating eye illnesses and advising on the frequency you should reserve for these appointments.


Most common ophthalmology diseases include:


  • Refractive defects (myopia, farsightedness, astigmatism,  presbyopia)

  • Inflammatory conditions (conjunctivitis, keratitis, uveitis, blepharitis)

  • Dry eye

  • Cataracts

  • Glaucoma

  • Squint

  • Diabetic retinopathy

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Generally, it is advisable to recur to an ophthalmology appointment:


  • At the age of 3 (especially if any of the parents suffer from an ophthalmic pathology)

  • Before going to school

  • Healthy adults should attend at least one appointment between ages of 20 and 40, if no symptoms occur.


Situations that require special cares:


  • Family history of ophthalmic disease

  • Persons with risk factors for glaucoma (family history, ocular hypertension, black race, myopia)

  • Patients with pathologies who present risk for eye problems (diabetes, neurological, oncological and circulatory diseases)

  • Patients on chronic medication (for instance, corticoids, antimalarial, immunosuppressant, amiodarone, antidepressant)

  • Occupations that cause eye damage


After the age of 40, healthy people should schedule an eye exam every 2 years.


Often, complimentary exams are required to better clarify certain conditions. JCS clinic is equipped with the latest diagnosis means (OCT, Perimetry, Chromatic vision, Corneal Topography, Aberrometry, Pupillometry, Pachymetry) as well as orthotic evaluation and treatment.

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Services

Ophthalmology Appointment

Pré consulta de Oftalmologia

Health Units

Centro Médico de Moscavide

Clínica de Cascais

Clínica de Miraflores

Clínica de Sintra

Clínica Europa

Consultants

Ana Inês Gonçalves

Ana Martinho Silva

Arabela Coelho

Belmira Silva Beltrán

Cristina Borges

Elsa Vargas

Gil Forte

Helena Valente

Hugo Seuanes

Isabelle Duparchy Uva

José António Dias

Larisa Fabiani

Laura Moreira

Madalena Rodrigues

Manuela Carvalho

Maria Lurdes Nunes Soares da Costa

Marisa Sacadura Barbosa

Paulo Guerra

Pereira Machado

Rui Fialho

Sheryl Anne da Costa

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