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Purificación Mera Yáñez

Specialist at Miranza Instituto Gómez-Ulla



Macula, retina and vitreous specialist at Miranza Instituto Oftalmológico Gómez-Ulla.

La doctora Purificación Mera Yáñez, especialista en Mácula, retina y vítreo en Miranza Instituto Oftalmológico Gómez-Ulla


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Santiago de Compostela. 1994 – 2000.
  • Specialist physician in Ophthalmology (MIR Residency System)
  • Passed selective tests for accessing Specialised Medical Training. 2001
  • Obtained the Recognition of Research Proficiency by the Doctoral Committee of the University of Santiago de Compostela, after completing and passing the courses corresponding to the Doctoral Programme in Ophthalmology (32 credits). June 2004.
  • Obtained from the European Board of Ophthalmology, Paris. May 2010


  • Resident Medical Intern at University Hospital Complex of Santiago de Compostela. 2001 – 2005.
  • Area Specialist Physician assigned to the Surgical Retina / Ocular Oncology Unit at the University Hospital Complex of Santiago de Compostela. 2005 – 2010.
  • Area Specialist Physician at Barbanza Hospital. 2010 – 2012.
  • Area Specialist Physician at SERGAS’ Integrated Management of Santiago. 2013 – present.
  • Ophthalmologist at Miranza Instituto Oftalmológico Gómez-Ulla. Present.

Teaching activity

  • Teaching lecturer in the Ophthalmology subject area at the Faculty of Medicine and C.H.U.S. University of Santiago de Compostela
  • Doctorate Courses (2003 – 2004), USC. 2004 – present.
  • Supervised research work, “Treatment of intraepithelial neoplasia of the ocular surface with topical chemotherapy”, for obtaining the Certificate/Diploma of Advanced Studies. June 2004
  • Doctoral Thesis Project: “Treatment of retinopathy and neuropathy through radiation with intravitreal bevacizumab in uveal melanoma.” Director: C Capeáns Tomé
  • Teaching lecturer in the Interuniversity Doctoral Programme in Vision Sciences. Uveal Melanoma Course: Clinical and basic research. 2006 – 2010.
  • Sub-investigator in one research project

Scientific and research activity

  • Journal publications: 11
  • Book chapters: 5