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Fellowship training has been one of the best experiences in my academic career. I spent one year in training with six of the most prestigious neuro-ophthalmologists in America.
When I was selected for the 2019 Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship at UT Southwestern/Children’s in Dallas it was like a dream come true.
Acón D, Hamichi SE, Berrocal A, Murray TG. Leukocoria in a 2-Year-Old Patient With Atypical Optic Nerve Fiber Layer Myelination. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2020;57:e56-e58. Published 2020 Aug 19. doi:10.3928/01913913-20200527-02
Acón D, Hussain RM, Yannuzzi NA, Berrocal AM. Complex Combined Tractional and Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment in a Twenty-Three-Year-Old Male With Wagner Syndrome. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2020;51(8):467-471. doi:10.3928/23258160-20200804-07
PAAO Curso de Liderazgo: An experience that impacts your whole life! 20 September 2020It has already been nine years since a very nice group of colleagues from around the world and I met in San Francisco for one of the most interesting and wonderful experiences of my...
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Chatziralli I, Ventura CV, Touhami S, et al. Transforming ophthalmic education into virtual learning during COVID-19 pandemic: a global perspective [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jul 10]. Eye (Lond). 2020;1-8.
Ventura LO, Travassos S, Ventura Filho MC, Marinho P, Lawrence L, Wilson ME, Carreiro N, Xavier V, Gois AL, Ventura CV. Congenital Zika Syndrome: Surgical and Visual Outcomes After Surgery for Infantile Strabismus. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2020;57(3):169-175.
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 sufferings and treatments, give lectures, write scientific articles 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.
Scholarship Experience - Returning back home After a Life-changing Experience Abroad: Dhariana Acon 11 August 2020International Fellowship: Retuning Back Home After a Life-changing Experience Abroad Report by Dhariana Acon (Costa Rica) It’s been 3 months since...
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...
Roca, J. A., Maia, M., da Cruz, N. F. S., et al. Non-contact wide-angled visualization with chandelier-assisted scleral buckling for primary uncomplicated rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 2020.
Marcela Lonngi is the editor of the PAAO Young Ophthalmologists information segment (PAAO-YO Info), a collaboration with the American Academy of Ophthalmology – AAO...
I had the privilege of being one of the first Gillingham Fellowship award recipients from the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) in 1994.
Thanks to Pan-American support, I was able to achieve my dreams. I highly recommend that any ophthalmology residents interested in gaining research experience in an international setting to apply.
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...
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