Certificate Degrees and Continuing Education

  • Expert's Degree in Epicapsular Phakic Lenses

    General Information

    Teaching Languages: Spanish

    Places: 15

    Número mínimo de alumnos exigido: 1

    Duration: 1 year (20 ECTS credits)

    Tuition Fee: 1.165 €

    Access Requirements:

    Being in possession of an official University Degree. Nevertheless, exceptionally, admission will be extended to professionals directly related to to the speciality of the course who lack a Degree, as long as they prove their professional careers and meet the legal criteria to access University courses.

    Please check the Agreement of November 29, 2007 of the Governing Council of the University of Oviedo, which approves the regulation of studies leading to Certificate Degrees and other Postgraduate Degrees (BOPA, January 12, 2008).

    Plazo único de preinscripción y matrícula

    • Preinscripción: 1 de junio a 19 de agosto
    • Listas provisionales: 5 de septiembre
    • Reclamación a las listas: 6 a 7 de septiembre
    • Listas definitivas: 13 de septiembre
    • Matrícula: 15 al 19 de septiembre

    Modality: Attendance required


    From 9:00 to 13:30 and from 15:30 to 19:00.

    Teaching Center: Instituto Universitario Fernández-Vega, Fundación de Investigación Oftalmológica e Instituto Oftalmológico Fernández-Vega.

    Professional Opportunities

    At the end of the Degree, the Ophthalmologist will be self-sufficient in the use of epicapsular phakic lenses.


    This Master's Degree has a duration of 9 months with a total of 60 credits:

    • Module 1: Refractive surgery. Different techniques and image analysis
    • Module 2: Refractive surgery with phakic lenses
    • Module 3: Combined surgeries
    • Module 4: Research project


    • Departament: Surgery and Medical Surgical Specialities

      Center: Ophthalmological Research Foundation - Fernández-Vega Ophthalmological Institute

      Telephone: 985 24 01 41

      E-mail: docencia@fio.as

    Coordination :

    • Dr. José Fernando Alfonso Sánchez

      E-mail: j.alfonso@fernandez-vega.com

    • Dr. Carlos Lisa Fernández

      E-mail: carloslisa@fernandez-vega.com