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    Posted on September 13th, 2010

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    Sarabia Optical Celebrates 100 Years of Service

    Sarabia Optical Celebrates 100 Years of Service

    (AVP presentation by RJ Lacson for Ayala Museum ,Feb. 2006) celebrates the centennial of its founding in February, marking 100 years of caring for the optical needs of Filipinos. Dr. Federico B. Sarabia, the country’s first optometrist, was only 21 years old when he returned to the Philippines to set up practice in 1906. He […]

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    Posted on August 27th, 2010

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    The Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery Master and his Filipino Student

    The Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery Master and his Filipino Student

    MSICS or Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery is now the most accepted form of cataract surgery for developing countries. Why? Because it combines economy of cost with excellent visual results. Many studies have actually established that there is no statistical difference between the visual results of MSICS when compared to Phacoemulsification, the preferred technique of […]

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    Posted on August 22nd, 2010

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    President Noynoy appoints Dr. Vivian Sarabia to PRC

    President Noynoy appoints Dr. Vivian Sarabia to PRC

    President Benigno Aquino III has appointed optometrist Dr. Vivian Sarabia as a member of the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC)’s Optometry Board, Malacañang said last August 12, 2010. Prominent optometrist Vivian Sarabia, who has been making eyeglasses for Aquino in the past ten years, was sworn in on Thursday as member of the PRC Optometry Board, […]

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    Posted on March 1st, 2010

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    Aravind Eye Hospital Photos with Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy

    Aravind Eye Hospital Photos with Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy

    These photos were taken during Dr. Miguel Sarabia’s post graduate training for topical Manual Small Incision Cataract surgery at Aravind Eye Hospital in India.

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    Posted on February 1st, 2010

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    Phaco Surgery by Dr. Miguel Sarabia

    Phaco Surgery by Dr. Miguel Sarabia

    Phaco Surgery: What are the advantages of this technique? Smallest incision possible…2.6 mm, results in quicker healing and almost zero astigmatism…it is also sutureless and bloodless…dissadvantage? The Cost! This is how modern cataract surgery thru Phacoemulsification is done throughout the world. You need a class A operating microscope and a good phaco machine. We have […]

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    Posted on November 14th, 2009

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    Dr. Miguel Sarabia

    Dr. Miguel Sarabia

    Dr. Miguel Sarabia took his pre-med in UP Diliman, B.S. Psychology-Premed, and went to medical school in UERMMMC, graduating in 1986. He then began training in ophthalmology in Makati Medical Center, but was later transferred to the 13th Airforce Medical Center at Clark Air Base where he completed his residency training in Ophthalmology. He was […]