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Surgical Skills Training - Advanced Corneal Skills, Derby

Thea Pharmaceuticals

Friday, November 17, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (GMT)

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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
Stepwise approach to safe penetrating keratoplasty
• Preparing the host cornea
• Trephining the donor material
• Graft suturing techniques
• Preventing and managing complications

Anterior Segment Repair
• Complex corneal lacerations
• Corneo-scleral lacerations
• Corneal glueing

Posterior Lamellar Corneal Transplantation
Stepwise approach to DSAEK and DMEK
• 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.


If you have any special dietary requirements or allergies please contact no later than 12 days prior to the event.

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Mickleover Court Hotel
Etwall Road
DE3 0XX Derby
United Kingdom

Friday, November 17, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (GMT)

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Thea Pharmaceuticals

Thea Pharmaceuticals Limited is an innovative company solely dedicated to developing high-quality products that support ophthalmic care and eye health across the UK and Ireland. Our extensive range includes both prescription and non-prescription products that are free from preservatives.

We have prescription products, for Glaucoma, Inflammation, Infection and Allergy, as well as a range of cutting edge Surgical Pharmaceuticals. We also have non-prescription products to help alleviate Dry Eye, Blepharitis and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, along with a range of Eye Nutritionals to generally support eye health and help to protect vision.

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