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Gillingham Fellowship Experience: Dr. Johanna M. Gonzalez Rodriguez

Along with pursuing a Retina fellowship, the possibility of training abroad was a big dream. I decided to take my chances and applied for an international vitreo-retinal fellowship in Canada…

PAAO President’s Message

June 2020

The secret of change is to focus your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
– Socrates

COVID-19 in Mexico

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the lives of ophthalmology residents all over Mexico.

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Management of vitreous loss in cataract surgery

OCT angiography


PAAO 2021 has been POSTPONED

The next PAAO congress will be in  Buenos Aires!

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Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues: When the Coronavirus epidemic began, we thought it would cycle through in a few weeks or a short couple of months. Then it turned into a pandemic and now it is proving that its impact is going to be longer, broader and deeper than anyone could have...

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Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues, During this time of COVID-19, most of us are still in quarantine or some level of sheltering-in-place. This gives us an opportunity for reflection on our purpose in life: not just clinical but more importantly our purpose in life as human beings....

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Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues,   We are finishing another month of the COVID-19 challenge.  For most of us, our practices are greatly reduced.  The experts say that the best way to face this time of challenge is to reach out to build bridges among our family, friends, and...

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Paao Congress 2019


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