Teaching Eye Surgery
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News articles published in: 2009
Special event! Piano recital on December 8, 2009.



On Tuesday, December 8, 2009, a special event was organised in favour of IRIS (International Ressouces for the Improvement of the Sight) and of the T.E.S. Foundation at the Palais de l’Athénée, in Geneva. IRIS, partner of T.E.S. Foundation, was founded in 1996 by Michèle Claudel, President. Its mission is to contribute to the improvement of eye […]

New missions at the Moka Hospital



In September, Dr Nicolas Leveziel, from Paris, stayed for three weeks in Mauritius, working with the medical team of the Moka Hospital. They consulted many patients and performed complex retinal surgery. Dr Cyrus Tabatabay flew from Geneva to Mauritius on October 16, to work at the Moka Hospital and to meet people from Mauritius interested […]

Team from Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, joins T.E.S. team in Mauritius



Dr Cyrus Tabatabay and Dr Harry Roux went to Mauritius for a one week mission. They consulted 120 patients and performed major surgeries, intravitreal injections and yag laser photocoagulations. Prof Donald d’Amico, Professor and Chairman, Dr Kiss Szilard, Assistant Professor, and Dr Chris Starr, Assistant Professor, from the Weill Cornell Medical Center of New York, […]

Pediatric eye care by Prof. A. Roth and Dr M. Bumbacher



Prof. André Roth and Dr Moïra Bumbacher just came back from 2 weeks in Mauritius, working at the Moka Eye Hospital. Specialised in pediatric eye care, they examined, assessed and, when necessary, operated children suffering from strabismus. The local surgeons assisted them and also performed these complicated and delicate surgeries.

Consultation day: Saturday, January 10.



On saturday, Dr C. Tabatabay examined over 40 patients in need of surgery. He was assisted by both Dr Bisnautshing and Dr Poonoosamy. The file of each patient was presented, the patient was examined by Dr Tabatabay and surgery was the then discussed and planned with the local doctors.

Back to Moka Eye Hospital



Dr C. Tabatabay and A. Moossajee are back to the Moka Eye Hospital and have met with the local team again. They have brought from Switzerland products and material needed during surgery. Dr Tabatabay examines patients in need of surgery and mainly performs vitrectomies to treat macula holes and corneal grafts surgeries. While operating, Dr […]

Prof. Robert Gurny and Prof. Henri Li Kam Wah meet in Mauritius.



During this same mission, Prof. Robert Gurny, Head of the Department of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics at the University of Geneva, meets with Prof. Henri Li Kam Wah, dean of the Faculty of Science of the University of Mauritius. They are working together on the implementation of a collaboration protocole that has been signed between the […]

Professor Jean-Louis Carpentier M.D. visits the Moka Eye Hospital



On Saturday, January 3, Professor Jean-Louis Carpentier, dean of the Faculty of Medecine of the University of Geneva visits the Moka Eye Hospital with Dr C. Tabatabay. They are bringing surgical material in donation for vitreoretinal surgery. During his stay in Mauritius, Pr Carpentier will meet with representatives of both the Ministry of Health and […]