Global eye care hope soars with airborne teaching hospitalAn aircraft that houses an ophthalmic teaching hospital, containing an on-board operating theatre, training and broadcasting facilities, and treatment rooms, recently visited London Stansted Airport in the UK.
Case of profound posterior pressureWhile participating in an ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital program in Trujillo, Peru, and operating on an elderly patient with a dense cataract under peribulbar anesthesia, James Lehmann, MD, encountered iris prolapse as soon as he made the paracentesis.
Flying Eye Hospital aims to prevent blindness worldwide
Flying Eye Hospital aims to prevent blindness worldwideA unique, third-generation Flying Eye Hospital is giving wings to Orbis' mission to prevent blindness worldwide. The hospital is the world’s only mobile ophthalmic teaching hospital located on an MD-10 aircraft, and is the byproduct of six years of work by experts in aviation and hospital engineering.
ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital returns to Panama for ophthalmic programsORBIS has brought back the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) to Panama City for a comprehensive skills exchange program aimed at advanced subspecialty training and raising awareness of eye care related conditions in Panama.