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Phaco vs MSICS Webinar

Keynote Speaker -
David Chang, M.D.
Rengaraj Venkatech, M.D.
Haripriya Aravind, M.D.

Wednesday, November 19, 2012

One of the most impressive slides shown during the webinar tonight (Nov. 19th) was this slide at the beginning of Dr. Haripriya's presentation of the poor distribution of ophthalmologists in the world in comparison to the areas of needs for global blindness.  I don't know if many have seen this cartogram before, but it is impressive to me each time that I see it.  Another corrollary of this depiction is that even within developing countries where there are too few ophthalmologists, the distribution within the country is also highly favoring capitol cities and major urban areas sometimes with large areas of the country under-represented.

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High Volume / High Quality Cataract Surgery - webinar

Keynote Speaker -
Matt Oliva, M.D.
Geoff Tabin, M.D.

Wednesday, May 19, 2012

The Himalayan Cataract Project has helped pioneer the delivery of efficient and cost effective cataract surgery in some of the worlds poorest and most remote locations    Dr. Tabin and Dr. Oliva shared their recent experience restoring sight in North Wollo, Ethiopia, which has one of the highest prevalence rates of blindness in the world.  


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Global Ophthalmology - Getting Started Early

Keynote Speaker -
John Welling, MD

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Dr. Welling shares about his global ophthalmology fellowship with the Moran Eye Center and gives tips to young ophthalmologists about getting started in international ophthalmology.  His insight and tips are valuable to anyone interested in getting involved.


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