Ophthalmologists diagnose and treat all eye diseases, and are able to perform eye surgery. They also can prescribe and fit eye glasses and contact lenses to correct vision problems.


Atlantic Clinic

Dr Antonio Uceda

Dr Uceda is an American, British and Spanish-trained ophthalmologist.


English: fluent
Spanish: native speaker

Qualifications and memberships

MB. BCh (Bachelor Medicine and Surgery, University of Seville 1993
MIR (Médico Interno y Residente in Ophthalmology)
Cert. LRS. RCOphth. (Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, UK)
GMC (General Medical Council) UK registration no. 7039396
Irish Medical Council registration no. 418835
Colegio de Médicos de Sevilla registration no. 41/130173

Areas of special interest:

Cataract surgery
Laser surgery
General ophthalmology

Frequently treated conditions

Dry eye and blepharitis
Red eye
Eyelid cysts and swellings
Age-related macular degeneration
Diabetic eye disease
Assessment for laser surgery

Operates at:

Vistalaser Eye Clinics (Marbella and Málaga)
Vithas Xanit Hospital, Benalmádena

Training and background

Dr Uceda underwent postgraduate training in General Pathology, Ocular Pathology and
Ophthalmology from 1995 to 2001, both in the United States (Howard University, Washington DC.) and Spain (Virgen del Rocio University Hospital, Seville and Instituto de Oftalmobiologia at  the University of Valladolid, Spain).

He is a fully trained Ophthalmologist who has undergone additional specialist training in laser eye surgery.

In 2014 he was awarded the prestigious Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery by the Royal
College of Ophthalmologists in the UK.
Dr Uceda is a highly experienced Ophthalmic Surgeon that has practiced in private and public sectors of Spain, UK and Ireland before relocating to Marbella. He has performed more than
17,000 procedures, including LASIK, Cataract and Refractive Lens Exchange treatments.