Wednesday, 21. November 2018, Radisson Blu, Surgical Skills Training - Advanced Corneal Skills, Birmingham

Corneal surgery for the aspiring corneal specialist
Designed to give trainees at levels 4-7 experience in more complex ocular surgery.
Each section of the training will begin with a lecture around the skill and a live demonstration. Every trainee will have their own microscope and simulation eyes to practice on. There is also the opportunity to record the surgery via an inbuilt camera in the microscopes*.
The course will be made up of the following sections:
Penetrating Keratoplasty and Deep Anterior Lamellar KeratoplastyStepwise approach to safe penetrating keratoplasty and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty• Preparing the host cornea• Trephining the donor material• Graft suturing techniques• Preventing and managing complications
Posterior Lamellar Corneal TransplantationStepwise approach to DSAEK• Preparation of the donor disc• Removal of diseased endothelium• Folding and insertion of donor disc• Preventing and managing complications
Lunch and refreshments throughout the day will be provided.
*the software for recording your surgery is only available on iPad/iPhone. If you have either please bring along to the course.
Course content is subject to change.
If you have any special dietary requirements or allergies please contact no later than 12 days prior to the event.
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Surgical Skills Training - Advanced Corneal Skills, Birmingham

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