IC-228 Tips and Tricks for Refractive Lens Exchange in Challenging Patients | ASCRS
IC-228 Tips and Tricks for Refractive Lens Exchange in Challenging Patients
May 2023
Meeting: 2023 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Course Instructor: Mayank A. Nanavaty, PhD
Co-Instructors: Thomas Kohnen, MD, PhD; Sheraz M. Daya, MD, FRCSEd, FRCOphth, FACS; Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD; Julian D. Stevens, FRCOphth
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Course Description
This course will give very useful tips and trick for successful refractive lens exchange in challenging patients. The challenges discussed in this course will be at each step of the surgery from patient selection, assessment, preparation for surgery, anesthesia, intraoperative issues, management of intra and postoperative complications and handling expectations.

Educational Objective
The attendees will learn useful tips and tricks for successful counselling and selection of patients with refractive lens exchange, pre and intraoperative assessments, management of intraoperative challenges, managing patients expectations, managing postoperative complications and expectations. The cases will include refractive lens exchange in anxious patients & demanding patients and patients with dry eyes, previous retinal issues, corneal pathology, intraoperative complications & it's management, managing postoperative expectation, Excimer laser enhancements, intraocular lens exchange scenarios, etc.

2023 ASCRS Annual Meeting Instructional Courses

This 1.5 hour Instructional Course was recorded at the 2023 ASCRS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, on May 5-8, 2023. 

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