AMSURG partner Robert Derick, M.D., Columbus Eye Surgery Center, recently went on a medical mission trip to Nicaragua and blogged about his experience.
“Our team of 12—three surgeons and nine surgical assistants—carried 1,200 pounds of surgical equipment, instruments and microscopes down to the National Eye Hospital in Managua, Nicaragua. For four long days, our team of surgeons and scrub techs performed 152 cataract and glaucoma surgeries,” Derick said. “The people of Nicaragua are incredibly kind and were so patient as they waited for their turn under the microscope.”
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