Ophthalmology Basic Sciences Course

BASIC COURSE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY  DR. GUILLERMO PICO SANTIAGO  San Juan Puerto Rico2020   Course Director: Dr. Luis Serrano (luis.serrano7@upr.edu)Contact: Miranda Rodriguez (stephanie.miranda2@upr.edu) BASIC INFORMATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE I. OPENING AND...

The Inaugural PAAO-YO program in Cancun

There is a lot to celebrate! This year the Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology meeting had a touch of innovation as the PAAO-YO Committee, lead by Drs. Camila Ventura and Jorge Fortun, launched the first PAAO-YO program in Cancun, Mexico. It was a huge success!...

PAAO-YO Lounge at Congress

We are excited to announce a new PAAO-YO activity!  With the generous support from Johnson & Johnson Vision, a PAAO-YO Lounge is being organized to provide a place for Young Ophthalmologists from all over the world to meet, to network, to exchange scientific...

Suel Abujamra 1933-2018

Prof. Dr. Suel Abujamra devoted his life to Ophthalmology in Brazil as he used to say: “mobilize and raise awareness about all blindness that could be avoided.” He passed away on December 29, 2018, after bravely fighting among doctors at Sírio Libanes...

Manuel Eduardo Valdez 1918-2019

On January 25, 2019, Dominican medicine lost one of its great Professors, a trainer of generations of specialists in the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Manuel Eduardo Valdez Guerrero, who would have turned 101 in May of this year. Dr. Valdez was born in Nizao, Peravia...