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 :

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 […]

T.E.S. annual concert: Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Category: Donations,Front_page,Geneva     Published by: Carole    on the October 24, 2011 at 12:01 pm

On Tuesday, November 22, our third annual concert will be organised in favour T.E.S. Foundation at the Palais de l’Athénée, in Geneva.   The recital will be performed by Lyda CHEN ARGERICH, viola, Fabrizio VON ARX, violin, and Julien QUENTIN, piano.   The recital will begin at 8.00pm and will be followed by a cocktail […]

Prof André Roth and Dr Moïra Bumbacher carried a pediatric care mission
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the February 7, 2011 at 12:07 pm

The second mission this year was conducted by Prof André Roth and Dr Moïra Bumbacher. They examined and performed surgery on children and adults suffering from severe strabismus problems. Surgeons and the whole medical team of the Moka Eye Hospital are working with Prof Roth and Dr Bumbacher as a real team as this is […]