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Anterior Segment Fellowship

Anterior Segment Fellowship



  • 1 year

Curriculum & Activities

  • Train for and gain responsibilities in:
    • Fundación CODET (CODET’s Foundation clinic, non-profit patient care)
    • CODET Vision Institute
    • Assigned Surgeries
  • Obtain first responder experience with medical phone calls and private emergency management
  • Education in the detection and management of all Anterior Segment pathologies
  • Training in the performance and interpretation of all diagnostic studies of the cornea
  • Attendance and active participation in multidisciplinary activities
  • Preparation, attendance, and active participation in the academic sessions of the Department of Anterior Segment and other services of the institution
  • Attendance and active participation in the Virtual General Monthly Academic Sessions with invited professors from all over the world
  • Preparation and presentation of academic cases
  • Possibility of authoring/co-authoring publications
  • Participation in research protocols
  • Active participation in public and private detection campaigns at CODET’s private practice, at Fundación CODET, and at our mobile unit
  • Study and follow the standard operating procedures of CODET Vision Institute


Diagnostic and Surgical Technology

We have state-of-the-art technology to complement your learning experience, tailored to your fellowship:

Surgical Technology

  • Centurion
  • Oertli
  • Stellaris PC
  • EX500 Excimer Laser
  • Femtosecond Laser Ziemer Z8

Diagnostic Technology

  • Anterion (Heidelberg)
  • IOL Master
  • Pentacam
  • OPD Scan
  • Galilei

Necessary Skills and Attributes

  • Proactive mindset
  • Self-motivated
  • Great attitude towards patients, teachers, and teammates
  • Leadership skills
  • High sense of urgency, commitment, and responsibility
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Effective communication skills


  • English language knowledge: 80% to 100% spoken and written
  • Curriculum Vitae includes the number of cataract surgeries performed to date
  • Formal letter requesting to participate in the Fellowship at CODET Vision Institute
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Copy of the Medical Surgeon degree
  • Copy of the Ophthalmology degree
  • Copy of the Surgeon License

***Foreign nationals (non-Mexican citizenship) must apply for their immigration permit at the Mexican consulate in their country or country of residence.