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Glaucoma Fellowship

Glaucoma Fellowship



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 Glaucoma pathologies
  • Training in the performance and interpretation of all diagnostic studies of Glaucoma
  • Attendance and active participation in multidisciplinary activities
  • Preparation, attendance, and active participation in the Weekly Academic Sessions of the Glaucoma Department 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 academic 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


Glaucoma Management

  • Medicines
  • Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty / SLT 
  • Laser iridotomy with YAG Optimis Fusion
  • Micropulse (Diode MP3) IRIDEX
  • IRIDEX Transscleral Cyclophotocoagulation (Diode G-Probe)
  • Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery
  • Drainage Devices (Ahmed Valve and Molteno Valve)
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Cataract Surgeries in Glaucoma

Diagnostic and Surgical Technology

We have State-of-the-Art Technology to complement your learning experience, tailored to your fellowship:

Surgical Technology

  • Importance of intraocular pressure measurement with adjustment according to corneal hysteresis (CORVIS)
  • Optic nerve and retina tomography (Spectralis)
  • Visual fields (Humphrey Zeiss)

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


  • Must have completed the first year of the Anterior Segment Fellowship at CODET Vision Institute in the previous year
  • English language knowledge: 80% to 100% spoken and written
  • Curriculum Vitae includes the number of cataract surgeries performed to dateFormal 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.