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Surgical Skills Training - Advanced Glaucoma Skills, Staffordshire

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Thea Pharmaceuticals Ltd

IC5 Innovation Way

Keele University Science & Innovation Park

Newcastle Under Lyme

ST5 5NT

United Kingdom

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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.

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, please visitwww.simulatedocularsurgery.com

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Thea Pharmaceuticals Ltd

IC5 Innovation Way

Keele University Science & Innovation Park

Newcastle Under Lyme

ST5 5NT

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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