PAAO Announcements

PostDoc Position in Cornea Xenotransplantation

The Science Center for Development in Xenotransplantation, coordinated by Professor Dr. Silvano Raia, is opening 2 (two) vacancies for post-doctoral fellowships linked to project “Genetically engineered porcine corneas for human transplantation”. Applicants must...

PAAO President’s Message

September 2023

Ophthalmology is a field that demands unwavering dedication, constant learning, and a passion for improving the lives of those we serve. It's a profession that touches the very essence of human existence, as vision is one of our most precious gifts. In this context, being part of an association that nurtures excellence and innovation is not merely a choice; it's an imperative.

Dr. Marcelino Rio Torres (1944-2023)

On August 13, 2023, Dr. Marcelino Rio Torres passed away. For 27 years, he served as the esteemed director of the "Ramón Pando Ferrer" Cuban Institute of Ophthalmology, leaving an indelible mark on the field of medicine and touching the lives of countless individuals.