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Surgical Skills Training - Advanced Glaucoma Skills, London

Thea Pharmaceuticals

Friday, October 20, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (BST)

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Advanced Glaucoma Surgical Skills Training
One day course designed for the aspiring glaucoma specialist. Suitable for trainees from ST4-7.
1 Ticket Ended £200.00 £0.00
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Glaucoma surgery for the aspiring glaucoma specialist

Awarded 6.0 CPD credits for full attendance.

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:

Trabeculectomy surgery

Stepwise approach to safe trabeculectomy surgery

  • How to use antimetabolites
  • Scleral flap construction
  • Releasable suture techniques
  • Nuances of conjunctival closure
  • Managing complications

Tube surgery

Stepwise approach to Baerveldt valve implantation

  • Sitting and securing the plate
  • Tube positioning and techniques to control drainage
  • Techniques to prevent tube erosion
  • Managing complications

Lunch and refreshments throughout the day will be provided.

Please note course content is subject to change.

*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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Park Plaza County Hall
1 Addington Street
SE1 7RY London
United Kingdom

Friday, October 20, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (BST)

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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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