Mission in Dominican Republic

Dr Federica Fioravanti partecipated in March for the third year to a non-profit health care program which focuses on primary medical and surgical eye care to under-served rural areas in Central America and the Dominican Republic.

During this mission, with a modest staff due to the Coronavirus pandemic, 1001 patients were screened and received primary eye care and 279 surgeries were performed (cataracts and strabismus).
Doctor Federica Fioravanti performed visual screening in children and strabismus surgery in children and adults.

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