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Francisco Poyales

Specialist at Miranza IOA

Member of the Miranza CLF (Clinical Leaders Forum)

Specialist in Cataract, Refractive surgery and Cornea.

General Secretary of the Governing Board of the Spanish Society of Refractive and Ocular Implant Surgery.

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Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid, 1978.

Basic Ophthalmology Course. Classification: Outstanding. National Ophthalmic Institute, 1979.

Member of the National Ophthalmology Service. Entrance by merit contest to take the ophthalmology training programme. National Ophthalmic Institute, 1979-1982.

Ophthalmology specialist diploma. Autonomous University of Madrid, 1982.


National Health Service. Specialist Physician in Ophthalmology. (Currently on leave), 1982-1991

Private practice. Anterior and posterior pole surgery. Specialist ophthalmology physician and surgeon, 1982-1999

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Department of Ophthalmology. University of Miami, School of Medicine. Intern in the Retina and Anterior Pole Department, 1983.

Department of Laboratory Training in the postgraduate theory-practical courses on advanced surgical techniques for anterior pole surgery. Professor. Alcon-Cusí, 1997-1999.

Coordinator of the R&D+i Area of the Miranza ophthalmology group.

Advanced Ophthalmology Institute-IOA Madrid. Medical Director Specialist anterior pole and refractive physician and surgeon. 2000-2019.

Specialist anterior segment physician and surgeon at MIRANZA IOA Madrid. 2019- present.

Medical director at Miranza IOA for its clinics in Madrid.

Teaching activity

Extensive experience in teaching and training professionals since 1995.

Scientific and research activity

Author of publications, manuals, monographs and specialist articles in journals of impact, as the coordinator, principal author or contributor.

Studium Ophthalmologicum Journal. Contributor. 1997-1998

Abstracts at national and international congresses, such as: Spanish Ophthalmology Society (SEO), Spanish Society of Refractive and Ocular Implant Surgery (SECOIR), Ophthalmology Society of Madrid, European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS), University of Navarra, University of Salamanca, etc.

Research studies and projects since 2004 as the principal investigator in the field of ophthalmology.