Train The Trainer

Train The Trainer

Glaucoma Drainage Device (GDD) Training Program

Cure Glaucoma Foundation has established a “Train the Trainer” Program (TTP). This initiative is designed to teach the latest glaucoma related treatments and/or surgical skills to doctors in developing countries.


Candidates include local doctors and ophthalmologists who provide glaucoma treatment services in their area or in a community hospital and ophthalmologists who have responsibilities for training other ophthalmologists in residency programs.

Program Objectives

  • Train qualified ophthalmologists in the GATT surgical procedure and other glaucoma surgeries.
  • Help build relationships between community agencies, health care organizations, andlocal glaucoma patients.
  • Bridge the gaps in patient care and ensure access to medical eye products necessary for treating glaucoma.

Who Can Apply

Physicians in developing countries who provide local glaucoma treatment services or who are
affiliated with a residency program, teaching facility, an established eye or community hospital.

GDD Trained Physicians

Questions About The Train the Trainer Program

For inquiries about the Train The Trainer Program, please write, call or email program contact, Mike Kettles.

Mike Kettles

(+1) 214-765-9716

Cure Glaucoma Foundation
Attn: Train The Trainer Program
10740 N. Central Expressway, Suite 300,
Dallas, TX 75231