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Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellowship

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 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 Pediatric and Strabismus pathologies
  • Training in the performance and interpretation of all diagnostic studies of Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Attendance and active participation in multidisciplinary activities
  • Preparation, attendance, and active participation in the academic sessions of the Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 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


Non-Surgical Treatments

  • Pharmacological treatment of Myopia
  • Occlusion treatment, optical and pharmacological penalization for Amblyopia
  • Orthoptic and binocular treatment
  • Refractive error correction
  • Prism Adaptation
  • Drug treatments for Nystagmus
  • Pharmacological treatment for Oculomotor Palsy
  • Visual rehabilitation after cataract surgery
  • Visual rehabilitation for children with low vision

Surgical Treatments


  • Botulinum toxin application in extraocular muscles and eyelids
  • Rectus extraocular muscles surgery
  • Oblique extraocular muscle surgery
  • Muscle transposition
  • Innervation surgery
  • Periosteal fixation techniques

Lacrimal Duct:

  • Tear duct probing
  • Close dacryointubation

Eyelid and Orbit:

  • Chalazion curettage
  • Conjunctival biopsies and lesions
  • Congenital ptosis and epiblepharon surgery
  • Blepharoplasty

Anterior Segment:

  • Congenital, traumatic, and other cataract surgery acquired by children


  • Pediatric glaucoma surgery
  • Micro-pulsed diode

Diagnostic and Surgical Technology

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

  • Femtosecond Laser Ziemer Z8
  • Pentacam
  • Orbscan
  • Anterion
  • Heidelberg Spectralis


  • English language knowledge: 80% to 100% spoken and written
  • Curriculum Vitae include the number of cataract surgeries performed to date
  • Formal letter requesting to participate in the Fellowship at CODET Vision Institute2 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.