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 :

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.

Consultation day: Saturday, January 10.
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the January 12, 2009 at 8:00 am

On saturday, Dr C. Tabatabay examined over 40 patients in need of surgery. He was assisted by both Dr Bisnautshing and Dr Poonoosamy. The file of each patient was presented, the patient was examined by Dr Tabatabay and surgery was the then discussed and planned with the local doctors.

Back to Moka Eye Hospital
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the January 9, 2009 at 8:28 am

Dr C. Tabatabay and A. Moossajee are back to the Moka Eye Hospital and have met with the local team again. They have brought from Switzerland products and material needed during surgery. Dr Tabatabay examines patients in need of surgery and mainly performs vitrectomies to treat macula holes and corneal grafts surgeries. While operating, Dr […]

Prof. Robert Gurny and Prof. Henri Li Kam Wah meet in Mauritius.
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the January 6, 2009 at 6:13 pm

During this same mission, Prof. Robert Gurny, Head of the Department of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics at the University of Geneva, meets with Prof. Henri Li Kam Wah, dean of the Faculty of Science of the University of Mauritius. They are working together on the implementation of a collaboration protocole that has been signed between the […]

Professor Jean-Louis Carpentier M.D. visits the Moka Eye Hospital
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the January 4, 2009 at 12:59 pm

On Saturday, January 3, Professor Jean-Louis Carpentier, dean of the Faculty of Medecine of the University of Geneva visits the Moka Eye Hospital with Dr C. Tabatabay. They are bringing surgical material in donation for vitreoretinal surgery. During his stay in Mauritius, Pr Carpentier will meet with representatives of both the Ministry of Health and […]

12th mission to Moka Eye Hospital
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Carole    on the October 29, 2008 at 7:42 am

From August to September 2008, T.E.S. carried out a mission involving 6 doctors and 1 orthoptist from Geneva and Paris. 4 doctors experienced thier first mission in Mauritius: Dr Eduardo Baglivo, Dr Laura Cottet and Dr Yves Wimsberger from Geneva, and Dr Nicolas Leveziel from Paris. This was Dr Harry Roux’s sixth mission. Dr Moïra […]

One week at Moka Eye Hospital. pt2
Category: Mauritius     Published by: Aboo    on the May 9, 2008 at 8:08 am

Thursday 8th of May 2008 Today was a heavy operating day to compensate from yesterday’s cut down. Medical and post-op consultations were also numerous. Dr C. Tabatabay performed 8 diffrent surgeries assisted by local surgeons: one cataract surgery (phakoemulsification), one vitrectomy and repositioning IOL (intra-ocular lens), 3 vitrectomies of diabetic retinopathies plus injection silicone oil […]