The road to hope
Things are moving in the right direction! Although there will always be challenges, we are taking them on as they appear. One problem in developing countries is reliable electricity. Back home it is something that we take for granted, but in Haiti, power outages are not uncommon. Imagine being in the middle of surgery andContinue reading “Things we take for granted”
Did you know that when you look at the entire education career of a future ophthalmologist, they only spend about 12% of their time studying the eye? Starting from kindergarden it takes at least 25 years to become an ophthalmologist, but only the last 3 of those years are spent studying the eye. That meansContinue reading “January 2021”
2020 was a challenging year. Since I began my residency training in 2002 I thought 2020 would be the best year to be an eye doctor. Well it started out great with a couple of trips to Haiti to help some children with cataracts and then you all know the rest of the story. InContinue reading “Moving Forward in 2021”
On our most recent trip to Haiti we had the good fortune to have along a Jay Farbman, a professional photographer. Jay arrived before the surgery team and was able to visit the homes of some of the children that needed cataract surgery. The surgical team consisted of: myself, Matt Thompson, an ophthalmologist out ofContinue reading “Some of the Kids That We Met in Haiti”
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