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Surgical Skills Training - Advanced Corneal Skills, Sheffield

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15 Paternoster Row

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This course is specifically designed to help educate qualified health care professionals. If you are not a qualified healthcare professional please do not register for this course.

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 and Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty
Stepwise approach to safe penetrating keratoplasty and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty
• Preparing the host cornea
• Trephining the donor material
• Graft suturing techniques
• Preventing and managing complications

Posterior Lamellar Corneal Transplantation
Stepwise approach to DSAEK
• 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.

PLEASE NOTE:

Course content is subject to change.

If you have any special dietary requirements or allergies please contact jon.clewes@theapharma.co.uk no later than 12 days prior to the event.

More information

If you would like more information on surgical simulation and to register your interest for future courses please visit www.theasurgicalskills.co.uk

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