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Ms Marcela Espinosa-Lagana
Ms Marcela Espinosa-Lagana
MD
Ophthalmology
29 reviews

About

Ms Espinosa-Lagana is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon and director at Centre for Sight. She has written & co-authored several studies for various respected journals in the field of cornea, cataract and laser eye surgery.

At Centre for Sight, Ms Espinosa-Lagana leads several investigative projects and monitors the outcomes of refractive surgery. She is also in charge of educating the nursing staff and ensures that high standards are maintained. She is well known for being professional and courteous among her satisfied patients who have said that she put their minds at ease before, during, and after the surgery. Her caring manner, skills and professionalism have been commended by numerous patients.

Ms Espinosa-Lagana enjoys travelling, meeting people from various backgrounds and experiencing
different cultures and food. She enjoys music and more recently has started to learn play the guitar!

Her medical education and initial specialty training was undertaken in Mexico. After completing her residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Gualdalajara, Jalisco, she undertook fellowship speciality training in Cornea and Keratorefractive Surgery at CODET, Tijuana under the mentorship of Arturo Chayet, MD.

After a spell in academic ophthalmology as Professor ad-Honorem at the University of Costa Rica she joined Lasersight Inc., a manufacturer of lasers for ophthalmology. At Lasersight she worked as a medical consultant and advisor training ophthalmologists in laser eye surgery and collecting data for submission to regulatory authorities.

She emigrated to the UK in 1998. Not only this, Ms Espinosa-Lagana worked in Spain as a consultant in 2003 and then underwent further specialty fellowship training in Paediatric Ophthalmology at Great Ormond St. Hospital, London. In addition to being on the General Medical Council's specialist register in the UK, Ms Espinosa-Lagana is also registered to practice as a specialist in Spain.

Furthermore, Ms Espinosa-Lagana is fluent and able to take consultations in Spanish and Italian.

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Medical Procedures

  • Laser eye surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Refractive treatments
  • Implantable contact lenses ICL
  • Trifocal lenses
  • Corneal Surgery
  • Dry eye treatments
  • Keratorefractive Surgery
  • Paediatric Ophthalmology

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Special Interests

  • Paediatric Ophthalmology

Education

Positions Held

  • 1999 to date Director, Centre for Sight
  • 2006 to date Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Centre for Sight
  • 2015 to date Colaborador de Honor, University of Oviedo, Spain
  • 2003-2004 Consultant Ophthalmologist, Viomitec, Madrid, Spain
  • 1997-1998 Medical Consultant and Trainer, Lasersight Technologies, Orlando, Florida
  • 1996 Ad-Honorem Professor of Ophthalmology and Residency Program Director University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica

Medical school

  • “Dr Ignacio Chavez” Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Morelia, Mexico

Internship & Residency

  • Internship: Hospital de Especialidades del ISSSTE, Monterrey, Mexico
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Hospital de Especialidades del IMSS, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Fellowship: Cornea, Anterior Segment & Kerato-Refractive Surgery, Centro Oftalmologico de Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
  • Fellowship: Paediatric Ophthalmology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK

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The results have given me confidence and a better life. From my experience at Centre for Sight, everything has been very thorough; I am delighted. I chose to have my eye care at this hospital because my Optician recommended Centre for Sight. Overall I would recommend Centre for Sight to friends and family.
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01-06-2018
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I wanted treatment to not have to wear vision aids which the results have achieved, giving me freedom. I chose Centre for Sight for my eye care because of a family member's recommendation. Overall I am very pleased and would recommend this hospital to others.
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11-05-2018
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I wanted treatment to not have to wear vision aids which the results have achieved giving me freedom. Better than expected. I chose Centre for Sight for my eye care because its good reputation. I would recommend this hospital to others.
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11-05-2018
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I wanted treatment to have better vision which the results have achieved giving me freedom. Better than expected. I had no concept of how long it would take to be on the waiting list, how the procedure would work etc. After my first consultation I knew I was in the right place and it would be a quick turn around time, which is what I needed. I chose Centre for Sight for my eye care because of a friends recommendation. Overall I would recommend this hospital to friends and family.
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11-05-2018
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The results have given me confidence and a better life. From my experience at Centre for Sight, everything has been very thorough; I am delighted. I chose to have my eye care at this hospital because my Optician recommended coming here. Overall I would recommend Centre for Sight to friends and family.
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23-04-2018
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I wanted treatment to have better vision, which the results have achieved giving me freedom. Better than expected. I have always had full confidence in the treatment I have received and would never consider going anywhere else. I chose Centre for Sight because a friend gave me the information after she had visited the hospital. I would recommend Centre for Sight to friends and family.
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13-04-2018
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I wanted treatment to not have to wear vision aids, which the results have achieved giving me freedom. My experience at Centre for Sight has been fantastic, treatment and service. I chose Centre for Sight for my eye care because my mother recommended coming here. I would recommend this hospital to friends and family.
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23-02-2018
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I wanted treatment for better health, which the results have improved the everyday quality of my life being able to not only; see and read better, but have more light coming through my eyes. The Sera coloured world has gone. I chose Centre for Sight, because of an recommendation by a previous client. I would recommend this hospital to friends and family.
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23-02-2018
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I wanted treatment to have better vision, which the results have achieved giving me freedom and a better life. I would like to thank you for an amazing experience.
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23-02-2018
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I wanted treatment to not have to wear vision aids, which the results have achieved giving me freedom. I chose Centre for Sight, because it is local; has good online reviews and an in depth consultation. I would recommend this hospital to friends and family.
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23-02-2018
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