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Dr. Miguel Angel Vázquez Membrillo, Vitreoretinal specialist at the Instituto Mexicano de Oftalmología I.A.P., in Mexico City, Mexico, has recently published an article. Below are the salient points and link to the article.>
No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster.
- Dalai Lama
Dear Colleagues, We are still facing the challenge of the pandemic. In North America, schools and universities are starting up again. We must continue to move forward, and I am confident that we will successfully come through this pandemic if we stay positive and collectively help and support each other.
Dr. Camila Ventura, a Retina specialist and Director of Research at Altino Ventura Foundation (FAV) and HOPE Eye Hospital in Recife, Brazil, has recently published two articles. Below are the salient points and links to the articles.>
As medical researchers, we know that the importance of research is as much about ideas as it is about knowing how to communicate them. Science communication is part of our daily life; as doctors we must inform our patients about their disease and treatment, give lectures, write scientific papers or proposals.
Miguel Angel Vázquez Membrillo, Mexican ophthalmologist with subspecialty in retina and vitreous, shares his experience in the realization of his postdoctoral project (2015-2016) in rural communities in southern China.
It’s been 3 months since I moved back to Costa Rica after finishing my one-year of Pediatric Retina training at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (BPEI), Miam...
In 2013, I was lucky to be part of the first generation to receive the scholarship from the SOPANOP and the PAAO, sponsored by Allergan, to go for one month in an internationally prestigious center of oculoplastics in the United States or Europe...
Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. We saw a need that needed to be filled, and we stepped in to help.
- Benet Wilson
During 1995-1996, after being awarded the Gillingham Fellowship from the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, Dr. Arturo Santos (Mexico) completed his clinical and surgical training in the Advanced Medical and Surgical Retina Specialty Program at Wilmer Eye Institute, Retina Division at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.