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 :

Heavy end of week program
Category: Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the February 1, 2008 at 1:49 pm

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
Category: Donations,Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the January 29, 2008 at 9:51 pm

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
Category: Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the at 8:58 am

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
Category: Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the January 28, 2008 at 9:26 am

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
Category: Geneva     Published by: stephen    on the January 24, 2008 at 11:15 am

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.

Revised instruments and gifts from UlrichSwiss
Category: Donations     Published by: Aboo    on the September 21, 2007 at 10:12 am

During my last trip to Mauritius, Moka ‘s Eye Hospital handed over to me 34 instruments needing to be sharpened and fixed. I’ve been able to send these to UlrichSwiss, a manufacturer which I was in relation with during my last main job. Mister Christophe Ulrich, the son of this small family company accepted to […]

Moka footage from May 2007
Category: Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the September 8, 2007 at 6:00 pm

Teaching Eye Surgery FootageCheck out the following small footage I shot at Moka hospital in May 2007. During this period (19-29 May 07),the team led by Dr Tabatabay, Ophthalmic Surgeon, examined 300 patients, operated on 40 complex vitreo-retinal cases and carried three corneal grafts. [pro-player width=’400′ height=’300′ type=’video’]http://www.tesfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/video/mu_mka_flv_400x300_360_crr10.flv[/pro-player]