Teaching Eye Surgery
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News articles published in: 2008
12th mission to Moka Eye Hospital



From August to September 2008, T.E.S. carried out a mission involving 6 doctors and 1 orthoptist from Geneva and Paris. 4 doctors experienced thier first mission in Mauritius: Dr Eduardo Baglivo, Dr Laura Cottet and Dr Yves Wimsberger from Geneva, and Dr Nicolas Leveziel from Paris. This was Dr Harry Roux’s sixth mission. Dr Moïra […]

One week at Moka Eye Hospital. pt2



Thursday 8th of May 2008 Today was a heavy operating day to compensate from yesterday’s cut down. Medical and post-op consultations were also numerous. Dr C. Tabatabay performed 8 diffrent surgeries assisted by local surgeons: one cataract surgery (phakoemulsification), one vitrectomy and repositioning IOL (intra-ocular lens), 3 vitrectomies of diabetic retinopathies plus injection silicone oil […]

One week at Moka Eye Hospital. pt1



Wednesday 7th of May 2008 Wednesday operating and consultation list was cut down due to an appointment in the afternoon with Dr.K. Pauvaday, Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, Principal Medical Officer. During the morning Dr Tabatabay performed 5 surgeries including a corneal graft (keratoplasty) and a retinal detachment. In between cases he also […]

New Mission at Moka Hospital Eye, Mauritius



Friday 2nd to Tuesday 6th Mai 2008 Dr. Cyrus Tabatabay, Mr Aboo Moossajee and Mr Stephen Moossajee left Geneva on Friday, May 2nd for a new mission in Mauritius. Dr Tabatabay donated medical books to the internal Library. Disposable material has been generously donated by Huco Vision, Switzerland. This week’s mission is to teach surgical […]

Pharmacie Internationale de Lausanne



Mr. Golaz from La Pharmacie Internationale de Lausanne has kindly offered his services to our missions to Mauritius by providing us subdivided Indocyanine powder from a multi dose to several single doses. This coloured substance is used to help detect the membrane to be peeled at the macula during vitrectomy surgery. We would like to […]

Heavy end of week program



Wednesday 30th January to Friday 1st February On Wednesday Dr. Tabatabay performed 5 difficult vitrectomies, they were all diabetic retinopathy with severe adhesion vitreous traction at the optic nerve. In between cases Dr. Tabatabay supervised other surgeons who were also performing vitrectomies. Thursday, we started late due to cyclone Gula, the warning was lift off […]

HUG Digital Retinal Camera hand over



Tuesday 29th january 2008 Today was an important day, T.E.S.Foundation was invited in the afternoon to the digital retinal cameras hand over ceremony. One of the cameras was donated by Mr. Bernard Gruson from HUG (Hôpitaux Universitaire de Genève) who was represented by Mr. Alain Fong, the second camera was donated by Professor David Owen […]

Dr M. Bumbacher and Pr. A. Roth teaching at Moka



Dr Moïra Bumbacher and Pr. André Roth, from Geneva, went to Mauritius from January 14 to January 24 2008. They have spent consistent amount of time teaching diagnosis and care of strabismus patients. Furthermore, they have operated and taught modern surgical techniques surgery in that field.

Unpack, Check and Consultations



Friday 25th to Monday 28th January 08 Dr Tabatabay and his Team arrived early saturday morning in Mauritius. We where welcomed by Mr D. Jinerdeb Ministry of Health Assistant Secretary. After a small briefing of the weeks goal we were droved to Moka hospital to drop off all the medical supplies. Sunday was dedicated to […]

T.E.S. Foundation Flying off to Mauritius



T.E.S. Foundation will be flying off to Mauritius on Friday the 25th January 2008 for one week work in partnership with the Ministry of health and Moka Eye Hospital. During this week, we will keep you posted on the progress, accomplishments and future plans.