Mitzy E. Torres Soriano

Centro de la Visión Gordon Manavella

Clínica de Ojos "Dr. Carlos Ferroni"
Rosario, Santa Fe

Dr. Mitzy E. Torres Soriano graduated with honors in medicine at the University of Carabobo, Maracay, Venezuela in 2001. Then in 2003 she began her postgraduate studies in Ophthalmology in Hospital Miguel Pérez Carreño (Caracas, Venezuela) where she also served as Chief Resident, and completed them in 2005. From 2006 to 2008, she did a fellowship in Retina and Vitreous in Asociación para evitar la Ceguera. Hospital Dr. Luis Sánchez Bulnes, in Mexico. She dedicates her clinical practice to the medical and surgical treatment of retinal and vitreous diseases.

She has taken many courses and attended numerous congresses on ophthalmology, and has also written various articles and book chapters. She provides review services to several science international journals about ophthalmology and contributes in retinal clinical research.

Gerardo García Aguirre

Retina Department
Asociaión para Evitar la Ceguera en Mexico
Mexico City

Dr. Gerardo García-Aguirre graduated magna cum laude, obtaining his medical degree at the School of Medicine, Tecnológico de Monterrey, in Monterrey, Mexico in 2002, and his residency in Ophthalmology and Retina fellowship at Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México, in Mexico City. In 2008 he became an attending physician at the same hospital. He is author or coauthor of over 30 papers, 15 book chapters and one book in the field of ophthalmology.

Maximiliano Gordon

Centro de la Visión Gordon Manavella
Rosario, Santa Fe

Dr. Maximiliano Gordon graduated in medicine from Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Rosario, Argentina, in 1999. He did an ophthalmology residency at Centro de la Vision, located in Rosario, between 2000 and 2002, and a fellowship in Retina and Vitreous at the Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera, at Hospital Luis Sanchez Bulnes, located in Mexico City, Mexico, between 2006 and 2008.

With more than 10 years of experience in clinical and surgical management of diseases of the retina and vitreous, he currently works as a retina specialist in Centro de la Vision Gordon-Manavella and as instructor in the residency program of the Retina department of Hospital Provincial del Centenario, in Rosario.

Veronica Kon Graversen

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
Chapel Hill, NC,

Dr Veronica Kon Graversen attended Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil, School of Medicine where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She was then accepted into one of the most prestigious ophthalmology training programs in Latin America at the Ophthalmology Institute Conde de Valenciana in Mexico city. She then completed a two-year Retina and Vitreous surgical fellowship at the Association to Prevent Blindness in Mexico (APEC), Luis Sanchez BulnesHospital, under the preceptorship of Hugo Quiroz Mercado.

Dr. Kon Graversen completed a second ophthalmology residency program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she also served as Chief Resident. She is eligible to be board certified in Ophthalmology. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and has lectured at multiple international meetings.

She recently moved to Denmark with her husband and is affiliated with Glostrup Hospital.