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 :

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]

Protocol Agreement between HUG and Mauritius Health Ministry
Category: Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the May 29, 2007 at 4:03 pm

Les Hôpitaux Universitaire de genève (HUG) will assist the ministry of health of Mauritius in the fight against diabetes. Yesterday a protocol agreement has been signed at Port-Louis by Bernard Gruson, HUG Director and the Health Minister Satish Faugoo who declared that: our number one public enemy is the diabetes. A person out of five […]

Diabetes can severely affect eye vision
Category: Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the October 28, 2006 at 3:48 pm

The Express Newspaper puplished on the 27 May 2006 an interview of Dr Tabatabay regarding Diabetes and eye vision. He explains why it’s important to follow an Ophthalmologist when you have Diabetes to prevent future complications. Link to full interview

High-tech eyes oparations in Moka
Category: Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the May 31, 2006 at 5:04 am

The ophthalmologic hospital of Moka is performing since last week High-Tech Eyes operations.Complicated cases such as cataracts and retinopathy diabetes are treated by Dr. Cyrus Tabatabay a Swiss surgeon who is working in a volunteering program of knowledge transfer. Link to express article

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