IC-7 Pearls and Pitfalls While Performing Intrascleral Fixation of Intraocular Lens with the Yamane Technique | ASCRS
2020 ASCRS Virtual Annual Meeting

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Course Description
Course will provide a step-wise approach to predictably perform intrascleral fixation of intraocular lens using the Yamane technique. Critical elements of surgery to achieve proper fixation of a well-centered IOL will be highlighted and demonstrated using video footage. Case examples of situations where complications arose from improper technique will be shown as will strategies to identify the causes and rectify them.
Mitchell Weikert, MD
Mitchell P. Weikert, M.D., M.S. is an Associate Professor at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine. He obtained his medical degree and ophthalmology residency at Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year of training. He completed his fellowship in cornea, external disease, cataract and refractive surgery at the John. A. Moran Eye Center.
Sumit (SAM) Garg, MD
Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD, is the Vice Chair of Clinical Ophthalmology, Medical Director, and Director of Technology and an Assistant Professor of Cataract, Corneal, and Refractive Surgery at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California, in Irvine.
Nicole R. Fram, MD
Dr. Nicole Fram is a board-certified ophthalmologist with an expertise in refractive and complex cataract surgery, anterior segment reconstruction, and corneal transplantation. She is the managing partner at Advanced Vision Care in Los Angeles, CA and the Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at the Stein Eye Institute, UCLA and serves as an attending surgeon at the West Los Angeles Veteran’s Hospital.
Surendra Basti, MD
Surendra Basti, MD is a specialist in refractive, corneal and cataract surgery and serves as Professor of ophthalmology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Basti has been performing laser refractive surgery since 1996 and has authored 85 articles in peer-reviewed ophthalmology journals.

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