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Cataract Surgery Didactic Course

Friday 15 February | 14.30 – 17.00

Part 1

• The pilot and the cataract surgeon: minimising risk and avoiding complications
• Surgical simulation
• What do I want from my trainer?
• The ergonomics of cataract surgery
• Viscoelastics: creating space – protecting tissue
• The capsule
• Incisions: creating the perfect wound and correcting astigmatism
• Biometry: precision IOL calculations
• Postoperative ametropia correction:
corneal laser refractive surgery

Saturday 16 February | 08.00 – 12.30

Part 2

• New age phaco dynamics
• Managing the nucleus
• Complications and complex cases: advanced phaco techniques
• Femtosecond lasers and cataract surgery
• Intraocular lens design
• Presbyopia correction with intraocular lenses
• Intraoperative correction of astigmatism:
toric intraocular lenses • IOLs for cataract patients with AMD
• Supplementary IOLs: reversible and adjustable solutions