Teaching Eye Surgery
thru the Indian Ocean

Teaching Eye Surgery foundation has been active since 2007 and has achieved many commitments. This Blog page regroups most of our activities and stories and this is what we have accomplished :

Prof. Robert Gurny and Prof. Henri Li Kam Wah meet in Mauritius.
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the January 6, 2009 at 6:13 pm

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
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the January 4, 2009 at 12:59 pm

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 […]

12th mission to Moka Eye Hospital
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the October 29, 2008 at 7:42 am

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
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Aboo    on the May 9, 2008 at 8:08 am

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
Category: Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the May 7, 2008 at 1:45 pm

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
Category: Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the May 6, 2008 at 10:02 pm

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
Category: Donations,Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the February 10, 2008 at 1:49 pm

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 […]