Ramon Pando Ferrer Cuban Institute of Ophthalmology was founded in 1956. It is characterized by the study and treatment of eye diseases and especially for the prevention of blindness and low vision.
Today, with over 50 years of experience, it is considered as a reference center in the specialty of Ophthalmology.
The institute has gained world recognition and leadership status in the specialty of the retina as well as in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity, the diagnosis, and treatment of macular diseases and updated surgical management of vitreoretinal diseases.
It also prides itself on the advanced levels it has achieved in the fields of Nero-ophthalmology and the diagnosis and management of clinical conditions of the optic nerve and orbital tumors surgery.
The Center is also world renowned for its expertise in Uveitis and eye inflammations treatment, diagnosis, and monitoring of acute and chronic inflammations, as well as the updated surgical management of complications from these conditions.