Surgical Skills Training Courses

Chairpersons: S. Binder AUSTRIA

Instructors:
I. Krebs AUSTRIA
K. Krepler AUSTRIA
U. Stolba AUSTRIA

Day 1

Course No. Course Name
01 First Approach to Vitreoretinal Surgery
02 Combined Surgery with Intraocular Tamponade

Day 2

Course No. Course Name
03 Vitrectomy for Complicated Cataract Surgery
04 Indications & Techniques for Intravitreal Injection

First Approach to Vitreoretinal Surgery (Course 01)

First steps with 23g techniques explained step by step and practiced on pigs’ eyes. Participants should have some experience in anterior segment microsurgery.

Combined Surgery with Intraocular Tamponade (Course 02)

The combined procedure including cataract surgery, IOL implantation, 23g vitrectomy and fluid/gas exchange are demonstrated and practiced on pigs’ eyes. Participants should have skills in anterior segment surgery or should have participated in Courses 1 or 2.

Vitrectomy for Complicated Cataract Surgery (Course 03)

Surgical repair for dropped lenses or removal of luxated IOLs are explained and practiced on pigs´eyes. Participants should be skilled in anterior segment surgery or should have participated in Courses 1 or 2.

Intravitreal Injection (Course 04)

This technique is demonstrated and practiced on pigs’ eyes. Participants do not need micro-surgical experience.

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