Dr. Caridad Santos

SARASOTA, FL
63 years experience female

About

Bio

i practised ophthalmology for 10 yrs in the Philippines and 27 years in Florida. my passion is eye mission work. I have organized and completed 50 eye missions in the third world from 1979 to the end of 2008: Philippines, south america: bolivia, peru, el salvador; central america: guatemala; west indies: st kitts and nevis. For about 12 yrs faculty of keratorefractive eye surgery contributing articles at the AAO. My patients were treated compassionately as family, listening to their problems aside from their vision difficulties. Awards: Rotary international, Zonta, University of Santo Tomas humanitarian jubilarian , College of the Holy Spirit 100 outstanding alumnae humanitarian award, Girls Scouts crystal heart, cover of Woman magazine book: To See Again, Amazon.com 14 journal articles

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Caridad Santos
63 years experience Ophthalmology
Ignore: Do not touch eye with finger. if hands not washed thoroughly after this will spread infection.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caridad Santos
63 years experience Ophthalmology
Gradual slow fading: Your black eye will fade away in a matter of 10 days to 2 weeks. There will be a change of colors from bright red to pink to brown as the hematoma ge ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Caridad Santos
63 years experience Ophthalmology
Dizziness fr low bp: This may be caused by postural hypotension. Does this happen when you get up quickly from a lying or sitting position? Try doing this slowly and gradu ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Santos is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Santos is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I thought it may be draining since the swelling became so intense
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Can these lumps lead to something else and do they go away?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Philippines
Graduated 1957MD

Residency

st clare's hospital nyc
Completed 1960

Awards

service award rotary international, zonta club of sarasota, humanitarian award, university of santo tomas jubilarian, 100 outstanding alumnae and humanitarian award, college of the holy spirit, girls scout crystal heart

Affiliations

sarasota rotary club, zonta club of sarasota, ladies guild and choir st michael's church
asian women's cultural assn sarasota fl
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