Phacoemulsiphication

31ST MAY 2017
09:00 - 09:30 OPENING CEREMONY
09:30 - 10:30

HOW THE WETLAB WORKS
Understanding the wetlab
Principles and function of Phaco machines

10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 13:00

Basic microsurgical techniques for beginners

Getting to the cataract
• Incisions and capsulorexis

Removing the cataract
• Hydrodissection, nucleus dismantling and I/A cortex, capsule polishing

Lens choice and implantation methods
• Toric, multifocal, irirs clip, sutured lenses, angle supported lenses, lens shooters

Instruments
• Knives, choppers, needles, capsule forceps and scissors
• Phaco tips, I/A Bimanual vs. Coaxial

13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 - 15:30

Basic Phacoemulsification (Part1)

• Panel: Introduction
• Basic ultrasound and fluidics
• Anaesthesia and potential for posterior vitreous pressure
• Capsulorhexis and risk for tear out and management
• Hydrodissection
• Soft nucleus management

15:30 - 16:00 COFFEE BREAK
16:00 - 18:00

Basic Phacoemulsification (Part2)

• Nucleus management, medium cataract, crack techniques
• Nucleus management, hard cataracts, introduction to chop techniques
• Nucleus management, hard cataracts, personal chop techniques
• Mature cataracts
• Nucleus management, hard cataracts, manual chop techniques
• Small pupil management
• Posterior capsule rupture management

1ST JUNE 2016
09:00 - 10:30

Capsule break
Wetlab

10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 13:00

Small pupil
Wetlab

13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 - 15:30

Vitreous loss
Wetlab

15:30 - 16:00 COFFEE BREAK
16:00 - 18:00

Dropped nucleus
Wetlab

2ND JUNE 2016
09:00 - 10:30

Hard lens
Wetlab

10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 13:00

Hard lens
Live Surgery

13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 - 15:30

Subluxated lens
Wetlab

15:30 - 16:00 COFFEE BREAK
16:00 - 18:00

Management of complications
Wetlab

20:00 - 23:00

GALA DINNER and awarding certificates

3RD JUNE 2016
09:00 - 10:30

Free Practice

10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 13:00

Free Practice

13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH