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Cataract Surgery Didactic Course

Friday 21 February | 14.30 – 17.00

Part 1
In the Beginning: Learning to Learn…

  • Efficient cataract surgery
  • Biometry: precision IOL calculations
  • Incisions: creating the perfect wound
  • Viscoelastics: creating space - protecting tissue
  • The capsule
  • New age phao dynamics

Saturday 22 February | 08.00 – 12.30

Part 2
Next Steps…

  • Managing the nucleus
  • Complex cases: advanced phaco techniques
  • What is the role of Femtosecond lasers and cataract surgery?
  • Intraocular lens design 
  • Presbyopia Correction with Intraocular lenses
  • Intraoperative correction of astigmatism: toric intraocular lenses
  • Solutions for post cataract surgery refractive error
  • Complications pre and post-operatively

This is a preliminary programme and is subject to change.