Basic phaco course 4
From April 2022, on-demand on eLOS
This course covers the following topics:
This course is intended to advise learners on managing problems that may occur during phacoemulsification surgery. Especially when the nucleus and/or neighbouring anatomical structures present unexpected problems. This includes:
- Trouble making the chop and removing the pieces.
- Posterior capsular rupture while nucleus is still present.
- Dropping nucleus
- Advanced methods to remove the nucleus and fragments from vitreous body
- How to convert a planned phaco procedure to ECCE.
– Rationale for conversion and risk assessment
- Endophthalmitis prophylaxis
– Use of pre-operative antibiotic dropso ESCRS guidelines.
– Biological tests to evaluate qualitative and quantitative microbial load, and related treatments
- Managing long term post-surgery inflammation and infection
- Managing unexpected problems with the Nucleus
- Dropping Nucleus
- Conversion to ECCE
- Endophthalmitis Prophylaxis and Treatment
- Post Cataract Surgery Inflammation
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CME: An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.