Dr. Farris (team leader) is doing a Botox injection for spastic entropion (painful condition where spasm causes the eyelid to roll in). Its a quick temporary treatment that lasts 3 months till patients can have surgery.
Day 1: Lions Club Blindness Prevention Program May 6th 2017 May 6, 2017 (Chengdu) Saturday morning was spent working with the local Lions International Club on vision screening programs urban style. Reminiscent of the old Willie Sutton saying of robbing banks because that's where the money is, they set us up just outside a large mall, on the sidewalk where a lot of people walk by. Well organized into different queues for registration, visual acuity checks ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Ophthalmologist joining a medical team providing clinical care and academic exchange programs in Asia, Africa and Latin America to support development of blindness prevention programs including clinical care, educational exchanges and research activities - coordinated through a team of amazing eye care professionals in government, academic, private practice and international non-governmental organization (INGOs) settings across the globe. All in the pursuit of eliminating avoidable blindness and vision loss. ... full info