DOCTOR FELIPE VEJARANO

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Medical Doctor degree from the Universidad del Cauca. He completed his specialization in ophthalmology at the Eye Foundation of Santander Industrial University of Santander (Colombia).

Later joining the National Eye Foundation Universidad del Rosario (Colombia), where he made his Super-specialization in Anterior Segment, Cornea and Refractive Surgery.

He finished his training at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (Miami - USA), a Fellow Observer in the area of Anterior Segment - External Disease.

Dr. Felipe Vejarano is a founding member of the Ophthalmological Foundation Vejarano since 1997 and currently serves as Chief of Surgery of this entity.

He is a professor chair in the undergraduate program at the University of Cauca and directs the training program of the Foundation Fellowship in the area Vejarano Ophthalmology Anterior Segment, Cornea and Refractive Surgery.

Designed surgical technique for cataract surgery called "Safe Vejarano Chop" and patented the instrument "Vejarano's Irrigation Chopper" as used in 100% of phacoemulsification cataract surgery performed by him.

He is a member of the Colombian Society of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Suergery.

He has authored or co-author of numerous books and articles in international journals on cataract surgery by phacoemulsification and micro-incision surgical technique.

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