Johanna María Sauma Rodríguez

Johanna María Sauma Rodríguez


Patient Demographics: Children, Adult, Eldery
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Procedures (15)

Cornea transplant
LASIK surgery
Monofocal cataract surgery
Multifocal cataract surgery
Pterygium surgery
Chalazia removal
Cornea decompression
Intracorneal ring segment implant
Intraocular injection
Intraocular lens removal
Keratoconus surgery
Lacrimal stricturotomy
Phakic lens implant
Therapy with neurotoxin
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Medical conditions (12)

Black spots in vision
Nearsighted (myopia)
Eye pain
Foggy vision
Foreign object in the eye
Pink eye (conjunctivitis)
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General Info


English, italiano, Español


  • High specialty in Medical and Surgical Glaucoma. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. 2008 - 2011
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Escuela Autónoma de Ciencias Médicas de Centro América. 2005 - 2006
  • III Symposium on Cataract Surgery 2018 Central America and the Caribbean

    March 2018

  • VII Central American Retina and Vitreous Congress

    July 2017

  • Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology - Las Vegas, USA.

    November 2015

  • Update Workshop in Neuro-ophthalmology - San Jose Costa Rica

    November 2013

  • National Ophthalmological Congress - Puntarenas, Costa Rica.

    September 2013

  • Certification in Clinical Sciences Examination - International Council of Ophthalmology.

    April 2013

  • Uveitis Course and Symposium - San Jose, Costa Rica.

    March 2013

  • National Ophthalmological Congress 2012 - Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    August 2012

  • V Congress of the Pan American Society of Retina and Vitreous/XIV Forum GLADAOF - San José, Costa Rica.

    May 2012

  • Course "Cataract Surgery Telling It Like It Is" - Sarasota, USA.

    January 2012

  • Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology - Chicago, USA.

    October 2010

  • LXXI National Medical Congress. Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    August 2010

  • Optics and Refraction Certification Examination - International Council of Ophthalmology.

    April 2010

  • Certification in International Basic Science Examination - International Council of Ophthlmology

    April 2009

  • Third Basic and Clinical Update Course in Ophthalmology - Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander. Colombia

    January 2009

  • Second Basic and Clinical Update Course in Ophthalmology - Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander. Colombia

    January 2008

  • Pancornea Congress Pan-American Cornea Society

  • Internship

    Course in Ocular Biometry and Intraocular Lenses Using Advanced Technology - Institute of Eye Discomfort. Sao Paulo, Brazil. March, 2014

  • Internship

    Graduate Internship in Cornea - Hospital Conde Valencia. Federal District, Mexico. August, 2014


  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED9041 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Costa Rican Association of Ophthalmology
  • Professor of Ophthalmology - School of Medicine, Universidad de Costa Rica. 2014-Present day
  • Specialist in Ophthalmology - Hospital La Catolica. 2012-Present Day
  • Wu L, Fernandez P, Sauma J, Hernandez E, Masis M. Classification of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema. World J Diabetes. 2013 15;4(6):290-4