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    By Kgaogelo Legodi, MBChB, FCS(SA)
    World Ophthalmology Congress 2012
    Comprehensive Ophthalmology

    While traditional obstacles continue to challenge young ophthalmologists--from racism and sexism to a shortage of surgical time--Dr. Kgao Legodi insists that perseverence and hard work will win the day. Dr. Legodi encourages active dialogue, participation in global ophthalmologic societies, and the use of social networking technologies that can help bridge cultural and geographic divides.