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Retina and Vitreous Fellowship

Retina and Vitreous Fellowship



  • 2 years

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


Obtain education and training in the procedures related to the medical and surgical treatment of Retina and Vitreous diseases, including the following:

  • 23G, 25G Y 27G Vitrectomy
  • Scleral buckle
  • Intraocular Lens Scleral Fixation
  • Combined phacoemulsification and vitrectomy procedures
  • Intravitreal drug application

Diagnostic and Surgical Technology

  • Spectralis
  • Constellation
  • EasyRet Laser
  • IRIDEX Micropulse Laser
  • Stellaris
  • Oertli

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 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.