IC-215 Phakic IOLs: Expanding Applications and the Art of Managing Complications | ASCRS
IC-215 Phakic IOLs: Expanding Applications and the Art of Managing Complications
April 2022
Meeting: 2022 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Course Instructor: Samer Hamada, FRCOphth, DO, FRCSEd, FEBO, MSc, MD
Co-Instructors: José L. Güell, MD, Erik L. Mertens, MD, Ashraf Armia Balamoun, MD, FRCS, MSc, FACS, Lucio Buratto, MD, Artemis Matsou, FEBO, MBBS, MD
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Course Description
Course will cover the following: -Types of phakic IOL and its history -Anterior chamber IOL as a refractive surgery, pros and cons -Low dioptric power implantable phakic lenses for myopia less than -8 D as a safe tool for refractive surgery correction -Implantable phakic lenses for High myopia versus CLE - Non-refractive applications of phakic IOLs - Phakic IOL management of complications - Case-based discussion with panel - Questions and Answers

Educational Objective
I want to learner to be able to know: 1- Available phakic IOLs options: safety, efficacy, and indications 2- Phakic IOLs as refractive option 3-Phakic IOLs as non-refractive option including in Keratoconus and post keratoplasty 4- How to mange complications of phakic IOLs 5- Discuss available options with emphasis on pros and cons of each option to eventually reach a safe decision (case-based discussion) 6- Decision making when managing unhappy patients or unfavourable outcomes

2022 ASCRS Annual Meeting Instructional Courses

This 1.5 hour Instructional Course was recorded at the 2022 ASCRS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on April 22-25. 

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