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COS in the News

Dr. Guillermo RochaEye doctors dominate list of top billers in Manitoba – “Brandon ophthalmologist Dr. Guillermo Rocha, president of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, said it would be wrong to assume physicians are pocketing these high amounts.”
Winnipeg Free Press, 7 July 2017
Life happens when you See the Possibilities – “‘See the Possibilities’ is a public awareness campaign to educate Canadians on the important role that ophthalmologists play and the transformative effects they can have on our daily lives.”
Organized Chaos, 19 June 2017
Preventing vision loss that impacts your quality of life – Dr. Allan Slomovic talks about common eye conditions and what symptoms should prompt someone to make an appointment with an ophthalmologist. (AUDIO FILE)
What She Said, 10 June 2017
What the heck is an ophthalmologist – “Incredible stories are being shared on to highlight the important work ophthalmologists do in correcting, restoring and preserving vision.”
Do The Daniel, 9 June 2017
Dr. Phil Hooper talks about COS’s See the Possibilities campaign – “Approximately half a million Canadians are estimated to be living with significant vision loss…”
Live from Studio Five, 24 May 2017
Helping see the light about ophthalmologists – “The association representing Canada’s medical eye doctors has launched an awareness campaign using real-life medical success stories to drive awareness of eye health and the professionals dedicated to it.”
Strategy Online, 23 May 2017
May is National Vision Health Month – “The Canadian Opthalmological Society launched their first public awareness campaign, “See the Possibilities” in honour of National Vision Health month.”
Jewel, 11 May 2017
COS he’s a jolly good fellow – “Sitting down with… Guillermo Rocha, President of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS), and Medical Director of Ocular Microsurgery and Laser Center, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.”
The Ophthalmologist, April 2017
Dr Phil HooperChallenges & Change – Craig Oliver talks with Dr. Phil Hooper, Associate Professor at Western University and an ophthalmologist at the Ivey Eye Institute in London, Ontario about uveitis.
AMI Media Inc., 26 October 2016
Guillermo-RochaCOS president-elect, Guillermo Rocha, among 10 most successful Mexicans in Canada
“In Canada we find challenges instead of problems,” says Dr. Rocha.
Latinos Multicultural Magazine special edition, pages 18-19


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Rosalind O’Connell
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Canadian Ophthalmological Society