May Estela Cadena, MD. Ophthalmology

Dra May Cadena, Ophthalmologic and Optics

High Specialty in eye sockets, eyelids, and lacrimal gland

Hospital CMQ Affiliated Physician

Profile:

Dr. May Cadena is a graduate of the High Academic Demand Program of the Faculty of Medicine at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She specialized in Ophthalmology at the Dr. Luis Sánchez Bulnes Hospital, endorsed by the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Subsequently she studied a sub-specialty in eye sockets, eyelids, and lacrimal gland. Currently, Dr. May Cadena lives in Puerto Vallarta and she is the only oculoplastic doctor in the region.

She is certified by the Mexican Council of Ophthalmology (CMO). She is a Full Member of the Mexican Society of Ophthalmology (SMO). Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS). Member of the Pan American Ophthalmology Association (PAAO).

Training:

  • Education: Surgeon. Graduated from the High Academic Demand Program of the Faculty of Medicine at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Dr. Luis Sánchez Bulnes Hospital, Prevent Blindness in Mexico Association I.A.P., endorsed by the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
  • Tissue and Organ Donation for Transplants Coordinator, endorsed by the National Transplant Center and the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
  • Sub-Specialty: Eye sockets, eyelids, and lacrimal pathways. Dr. Luis Sánchez Bulnes Hospital, Prevent Blindness in Mexico Association I.A.P., endorsed by the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
  • Clinical rotation in Onco-Ophthalmology at the Oncology XXI Century Hospital of the National Medical Center, I.M.S.S.
  • Work practice at the ACREC I.A.P. and at the Sala Uno Ophthalmological Clinic in Mexico City.

Most common oculoplastic procedures:

  • Eyelid injuries
  • Tumors in the eye sockets
  • Distiroid Orbitopathy
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Severe Dry Eye

Teaching Experience:

Guest professor of Ophthalmology at the Physician and Surgeon  Bachelor Faculty of Health Sciences at the Anáhuac University Network, Mexico City. Guest professor of Ophthalmology at the Physician and Surgeon  Bachelor Faculty of Medicine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Publications:

  • Marcin Sierra M, Arroyo M, Cadena Torres M, Ramírez Cruz N, García Hernández F, Taboada D, Galicia A, Govezensky T, Sciutto E, Toledo A, Fleury A. (2017) Extraparenchymal neurocysticercosis: Demographic, clinicoradiological, and inflammatory features.
  • Valadez, M. (2013) “Evaluation of the relevance of host demographic factors and environmental factors in the heterogeneity of neurocysticercosis.” National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery “Dr. Manuel Velasco Suárez “- Thesis, Division of postgraduate studies, Faculty of Medicine, U.N.A.M. Co-author.
  • Noyola E. (2013). Prevalence of palpebral and lacrimal pathway trauma at general hospital “Dr. Manuel Gea González “. Thesis, Faculty of Medicine, U.N.A.M. Co-author.
  • Fleury, A., Cadena, M., et al. (2012). “The prevalence of Neurocysticercosis as a mark of low human development in urban and rural areas.”, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery “Dr. Manuel Velasco Suárez “. Poster.
  • Bahena, A. et al. (2011). “Subarachnoid cisternal neurocysticercosis: determination of the factors involved in the heterogeneity of the response to cysticide treatment.”, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery “Dr. Manuel Velasco Suárez “- Thesis, Division of postgraduate studies, Faculty of Medicine, U.N.A.M. Co-author.

Professional Development and Certifications, Dra May Cadena

  • Assistance and participation in the X International Course of the Mexican Association of Eye socket Surgery, Eyelids, and Lacrimal Pathways “Unifying criteria”, from October 12 to 14, 2017 in San Juan del Río, Querétaro.
  • Oral presentation and authorship of the “Case series of intertarsal epidermal cyst and 11 years of experience in the Prevent Blindness in Mexico Association I.A.P.”.
  • Participation as co-author of the oral presentation “Meningioma of the optic nerve sheath; presentation of a pediatric case and 20 years of experience in the Prevent Blindness in Mexico Association I.A.P. “.
  • Participation as co-author in the poster presentation “Canaliculitis: Diagnosis and therapeutic results.”.
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