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 :

T.E.S. Foundation conducts a clinical audit of the Moka Eye Hospital
Category: Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the May 23, 2013 at 11:10 am

At the request of the Honourable Minister of Health & Quality of Life, Mr Lormus Bundhoo, the T.E.S. Foundation has conducted a clinical audit of the Subramania Bharati Moka Eye Hospital.   The main purpose of this audit was to evaluate the actual medical situation of the Hospital and to stress particular needs and fields […]

Teaching strabismus surgery by Pr A. Roth and Dr M. Bumbacher
Category: Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the February 26, 2013 at 9:18 am

The second mission for 2013, was conducted by Pr André Roth and Dr Moïra Bumbacher who have been teaching strabismus surgery techniques to local surgeons since 2007, mainly operating with Dr Sunita Gunnoo Kowlessur.   During their stay, more than 100 patients were examined, some of which had been operated during Pr Roth and Dr […]

OCT retinal examinations
Category: Front_page,Mauritius,Uncategorized     Published by: Carole    on the February 1, 2013 at 5:47 pm

The OCT – Optical Coherence Tomography – is used for thorough retinal examination for patients suffering from vitreo-retinal pathologies due to diabetes complications. Daily, about 10 examinations are performed, mainly by one of the six post-graduate MHOs currently completing their training. Results are then analysed and discussed with the Moka Eye Hospital medical specialists in […]

Corneal transplantations
Category: Uncategorized     Published by: Carole    on the January 31, 2013 at 3:52 pm

In January 2013, Professor Cyrus Tabatabay stayed for two weeks in Mauritius, working at the Moka Eye Hospital. During this visit, he examined all of the 105 patients on the waiting list for corneal transplant and confirmed the indication for about thirty of these patients.   Moka Eye Hospital and T.E.S. team have started to undertake […]

Dr Harry Roux stays three months in Mauritius
Category: Front_page,Mauritius,Uncategorized     Published by: Carole    on the September 2, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Dr Harry Roux, chief resident at the HUG, Hôpitaux Universiatires de Genève, spent 3 months in Mauritius from April to July 2012. During that period, he consulted about 900 patients; 307 patients were treated with the Pascal laser for diabetic retinopathy (see opposite picture), and 75 patients had Avastin intra-ocular injections for diabetic macular oedema. Diabetes is a national […]

First missions for 2012
Category: Front_page,Mauritius,Uncategorized     Published by: Carole    on the February 26, 2012 at 9:13 am

Dr Pierre Quinodoz, reconstructive and plastic surgeon in Geneva, led the first 2012 mission at the Moka Eye Hospital. He followed-up patients he had operated during his first mission last year and examined new patients. During his stay, Dr Quinodoz operated 13 patients in need of reconstructive ocular surgery, six of whom were children and teenagers. […]

T.E.S. Foundation third annual concert, November 22, 2011
Category: Donations,Front_page,Geneva,Uncategorized     Published by: Carole    on the November 27, 2011 at 7:28 am

Last Tuesday, T.E.S. Foundation held its third annual concert in the Palais de l’Athénée in Geneva. Lyda Chen Arguerich, viola, Fabrizio von Arx, violin, and Julien Quentin, piano, offered the public an exceptional concert demonstrating their talents and their passion for music.   As Professor Cyrus Tabatabay told the audience, the funds raised during this […]