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 :

In memoriam to Aboo Moossajee – 24.06.2010
Category: Front_page,Geneva     Published by: Carole    on the July 2, 2010 at 11:11 am

Sadly, on June 24, T.E.S. Foundation lost one of its senior members, Mr Abobaker Moossajee, RN. Aboo was his name for his family, colleagues and numerous friends. Born in Mauritius in 1937, Aboo left his home country at the age of 21 to attend School of Nursing in England. He moved to Switzerland in 1975 and lived in Lausanne where he performed as scrubnurse in ophthalmolgy working at the Jules Gonin Hospital with Prof Michel Gonvers and Prof André Mermoud, and at the Clinique Montchoisy.

May 2010 mission
Category: Front_page,Mauritius     Published by: stephen    on the May 21, 2010 at 4:11 pm

During his one week stay in Mauritius, Dr Cyrus Tabatabay perfomed 30 complex vitreo-retinal surgeries and examined 135 patients. “Working and sharing expertise together with the Moka Hospital medical team is a very interesting and rewarding experience”, says Dr Tabatabay.

January 2010 missions
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the February 3, 2010 at 6:29 pm

2010 started with two missions at the Moka Eye Hospital. The first mission was carried by Dr Cyrus Tabatabay, Dr Efstratios Mendrinos (HUG Geneva) and Aboo Moossajee. Dr Szilard Kiss, from Weill Cornell Medical School New York, joined them. A lot was done during these two weeks. Heavy retinal surgeries (vitrectomies) and corneal transplants were […]

Special event! Piano recital on December 8, 2009.
Category: Geneva     Published by: Carole    on the December 10, 2009 at 3:13 pm

On Tuesday, December 8, 2009, a special event was organised in favour of IRIS (International Ressouces for the Improvement of the Sight) and of the T.E.S. Foundation at the Palais de l’Athénée, in Geneva. IRIS, partner of T.E.S. Foundation, was founded in 1996 by Michèle Claudel, President. Its mission is to contribute to the improvement of eye […]

New missions at the Moka Hospital
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the October 23, 2009 at 7:04 pm

In September, Dr Nicolas Leveziel, from Paris, stayed for three weeks in Mauritius, working with the medical team of the Moka Hospital. They consulted many patients and performed complex retinal surgery. Dr Cyrus Tabatabay flew from Geneva to Mauritius on October 16, to work at the Moka Hospital and to meet people from Mauritius interested […]

Team from Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, joins T.E.S. team in Mauritius
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the April 21, 2009 at 2:37 pm

Dr Cyrus Tabatabay and Dr Harry Roux went to Mauritius for a one week mission. They consulted 120 patients and performed major surgeries, intravitreal injections and yag laser photocoagulations. Prof Donald d’Amico, Professor and Chairman, Dr Kiss Szilard, Assistant Professor, and Dr Chris Starr, Assistant Professor, from the Weill Cornell Medical Center of New York, […]

Pediatric eye care by Prof. A. Roth and Dr M. Bumbacher
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the February 2, 2009 at 8:10 pm

Prof. André Roth and Dr Moïra Bumbacher just came back from 2 weeks in Mauritius, working at the Moka Eye Hospital. Specialised in pediatric eye care, they examined, assessed and, when necessary, operated children suffering from strabismus. The local surgeons assisted them and also performed these complicated and delicate surgeries.