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
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
Our goal with our non-profit has been to help patients with eye problems obtain their best vision and eliminate obstacles that prevent this. The Age Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) has gone through two national trials (1 and 2) over 15 years that showed that the key ingredients slow progression of the disease, age related […] → Continue Reading Macular Degeneration/AREDS2 Vitamins and a Leap of Faith
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
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
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
Testimonials from some of our most enduring patients.
Red Rover Ventures purchased and donated several indirect ophthalmoscopes to use to teach the doctors in Seim Reap how to perform indirect ophthalmoscopy on eye care patients. During this medical mission over 400 AIDS patients with CMV Retinitis were treated and screened. […] → Continue Reading Seim Reap, Cambodia – Doctors Without Borders/UCSF David Heiden M.D.