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Challenges during Phacoemulsification – Cornea. available from October 16th on-demand on eLOS

Challenges during Phacoemulsification – Cornea

available on-demand on eLOS


Course Description

This course walks participants through the various structures and functions of the cornea as well as important factors to take into account when doing a preoperative corneal examination. The subsequent sections will assist everyone in being fully equipped to deal with a variety of difficult problems, such as endothelial dystrophy, corneal opacity, pterygium, wound burn, radial keratotomy, penetrating keratoplasty, Descemet’s membrane detachment, and corneal wound burn. This course explains proper visualization approach, OVD usage, the significance of good parameter selection, and plane of emulsification when managing impaired cornea cases. This training will prepare everyone for dealing with a compromised cornea scenario and empower them to undertake such situation with great confidence

Programme: HERE

  • Structure and functionalities of Cornea
  • Corneal examination and key considerations while operating in a compromised cornea
  • Phacoemulsification in Endothelial dystrophy
  • Phacoemulsification during corneal opacity
  • Perfecting corneal incision
  • Phacoemulsification in eyes underwent Radial Keratotomy, PK etc.
  • Handling situations like Descemet’s membrane detachment and wound burn

Information: More information about applications and about the course will come in the next weeks.

CME: An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.



August 31, 2023


August 31

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