Graduated from the Barraquer University Institute in Spain, the doctor Carlos Mejía Leiva is the clinic´s director. He is also the founder of the first ophthalmology education program at the University of Costa Rica based out of the Hospital México. He has also been a speaker at different ophthalmology congresses around the world in countries such as: Spain, the United States, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil.
Dr. Mejía is the pioneer of the modern small-incision cataract surgery and use of premium lenses in Central America. He has done successful surgeries on thousands of patients, Costa Ricans and foreigners. This has positioned Oftalmejía as a point of national and international reference for cataract surgery with 30 years of experience in ocular surgery.