Dr. Kondrot meets up with Dr. Glen Strauss. They talk about an opportunity for Dr. Kondrot to work on the Mercy Ship! That’s exciting! Continue reading “Mission Trip Preparation: Barcelona, Spain, WOC 2018 Day 4”
The Congress continues with more lectures and more break out sessions, more labs and more vendor visits.
The four days event is packed full of learning new procedures, listening to outcomes and results of scientific research and studies and new ways of treating many of the serious eye conditions.
Dr. Kondrot attends the World Ophthalmology Congress in Barcelona, Spain. One of the biggest meetings in ophthalmology organized every two years, WOC brings together ophthalmologists from all around the world to present the latest in technologies and advancement in procedures and cures for eye diseases.
A day of advanced techniques in DMEK (Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty) at NIIOS.
Today is a day of more advanced techniques mainly on complicated cases such as eyes with tubes, eyes with shallow anterior chambers, hypotonic eyes, DMEK after a failed previous DMEK transplantation, etc…
Dr. Kondrot attends the training course at NIIOS in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. NIIOS treats ophthalmological diseases with a focus on corneal disorders and ocular surface disease.
Dr. Kondrot sees a great many different types of eye diseases on our mission trips and no immediate availability of specialist in countries to take care of all the problems for these poor people in the countries he has visited. He decides to get more training in different specialties so he can help even more people.
First stop Rome, Italy.
Here is Dr. Kondrot with Dr. Staggerwalt who is an ophthalmologist practicing in Rome.
Next stop on the European trip is Bremen, Germany, where Dr. Kondrot joins 52 doctors from 31 countries at the Eye Center in Bremen, Germany for a two weeks training in latest techniques in vitrectomy for more serious eye conditions.
A trip to Utrecht, the Netherlands to work with other doctors on new ways to treat eye diseases. Here is Dr. Kondrot with Dr. Jan Sholten
We are heading home today. Here is Dr. Kondrot being searched carefully at the Port Au Prince airport as