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Are medical missions a time to learn techiques?

Are medical missions a time to learn techiques?
Over this next month, we will be exploring how surgeons learn surgical procedures and how suitable medical mission settings are for this sort of learning. Many aspects of how surgeons learn in general is being addressed in an upcoming issue of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. In addition, we Read more:

Good Questions for Volunteers

Good Questions for Volunteers
When you volunteer, what are the main purposes behind your volunteering? How altruistic are we really? Most of us have multiple layers of interest when we travel and volunteer. Are these agendas or just interests? My partner who has served for 7 years internationally forwarded me a well written Read more:

The role of MSICS and how surgeons should learn

Ranzco has published a review worth reading regarding the role of manual small incision cataract surgery in developed nations. van Zyl L, Kahawita S, Goggin M. Manual small incision extracapsular cataract surgery in Australia. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 2014; 42: 729–33. This editorial points Read more:

My first attempt at MSICS

My first attempt at MSICS
Dr. David Chang discusses his first attempts at manual small incision cataract surgery in Ethiopia in 2013 with Global Sight director, Dr. Stan Pletcher at the AAO 2013. Read more:

Phaco vs MSICS Webinar

Phaco vs MSICS Webinar
from Global Sight Alliance on Vimeo. One of the most impressive slides shown during the webinar tonight (Nov. 19th) was this slide at the beginning of Dr. Haripriya's Read more:

Advisor's blog begins

Advisor's blog begins
Many of our advisors have just returned from Hyderabad with the General Assembly of the IAPB meeting. We thought this may be a particularly good time to begin an advisor's blog to discuss what some of the hot topics were in Hyderabad this year. In addition, please check back on this blog to see Read more:

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