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Midlife Crisis: Are You Having One? For $75K, You Can Impact a Nation.

  People do crazy things at midlife. We all know someone. In college, I took a class called “Sleep and Dreaming” by a world renowned Professor named William Dement who said, “Dreams are real while they last, can we say more of life?” He said, we would remember that quote along with a historical side […] → Continue Reading Midlife Crisis: Are You Having One? For $75K, You Can Impact a Nation.

WHO Visits Liberia

It was an honor to visit with Dr. Ian Crozier, World Health Organization Adviser to Clinical Care for Ebola Survivors, and to talk about eye care for Ebola Survivors this past week in Monrovia, Liberia.  His “Eye witness”, unique story (include link here) is one of triumph and reminds us all that the world is […] → Continue Reading WHO Visits Liberia

Training Liberian Doctors In Ophthalmoscopy

“Teach a woman to fish and she has fish for life”. Isn’t that the saying? We are teaching Liberian doctors how to use the indirect ophthalmoscope like most US eye doctors when you go for an eye exam. It is one of two key pieces of equipment. The other is the slit lamp. We are […] → Continue Reading Training Liberian Doctors In Ophthalmoscopy

Looking ahead in 2016

As we ring in the New Year at Red Rover Ventures, we are very excited by our multiple projects underway to help fight avoidable blindness here in Michigan and abroad. Vision 2020 is an international commitment to eliminate avoidable blindness by the year, 2020, and we are really nervous since we are now one year […] → Continue Reading Looking ahead in 2016

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Red Rover Ventures Heading to Kenya For Kenya Relief Organization

Robin Ross M.D. from Red Rover Ventures will soon be helping serve on a medical mission with Team Page for the Kenya Relief Organization. Dr. Ross will be joining Timothy Page M.D. from Oakland Ophthalmic Surgery P.C. in Birmingham, Michigan and Lori Stec M.D. from Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Team Page will be […] → Continue Reading Red Rover Ventures Heading to Kenya For Kenya Relief Organization

Mobile Eye Care

Mobile Eye Care Telemedicine is here. I have a favorite painting in my office of a typewriter. Call me old fashioned but I left high school for college with a “new” Smith Corona typewriter with the ‘correcto’ lift off ribbon—pretty high tech for the day. I can’t tell you how many papers, I edited and […] → Continue Reading Mobile Eye Care

Safari For Sight

Maasai Mara, Kenya, Vision loss affects 285 million people worldwide and 90% reside in developing countries. Vision affects a person’s ability to work, to obtain an education and the ability to take care of their family with dignity.  Vision loss is directly correlated to poverty. Join me in capturing the beauty in nature and the wilderness […] → Continue Reading Safari For Sight

Thank You…,

Thank you Rotary Club of Flint for your donation on our behalf to eliminate polio infection worldwide. The rotary has had a “vision” of a polio free world and joined with other public health organizations to partner in the same vision. It is important to us at Red Rover Ventures that we “join hands” with […] → Continue Reading Thank You…,

Donating the Retina Vitreous Center

In the last several years, we have battled many new healthcare obstacles together. Many of you know that my husband and I made several trips to Brazil to teach and establish a retinal operating room. On my last trip, one of my Brazilian colleagues taught me the’ legend of the hummingbird’ that has served as […] → Continue Reading Donating the Retina Vitreous Center