Here we go! MAHI International welcomes the return of the University of Utah's Moran Eye Center ophthalmology outreach team and their support staff. This week they are screening patients in the lagoon islands of Chuuk who will be candidates for surgery next week. In this picture, some team members have boarded local skiffs to get to their destination.
MAHI International has been working with the Moran Eye Center since 2013 to provide ophthalmology services in the islands of
Dr. Robert Wresch is an ophthalmologist from the Guam SDA eye clinic. His first visit to Pohnpei was 22 years ago, so our team at MAHI International is pleased to have him return to help assess and treat the current ophthalmology needs in Pohnpei. During his 3-day clinic, he saw approximately 120 patients. Dr. Wresch screened these patients to find surgery candidates for an ophthalmology team to come in July 2013. Many patients were diagnosed with cataracts, pterygiums, and