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Skills Transfer Labs

Skills Transfer Labs

Phaco Lab: Review basic and advanced phaco practices and procedures, including phaco settings and fluidics, incisions, capsulorhexis, phacoemulsification, cortex removal, nuclear disassembly, chopping, flipping, and anterior vitrectomy.

Anterior Segment Surgery Lab: Explore various glaucoma procedures, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), the Yamane technique, nuclear disassembly, pupil expansion, and CTR insertion.

Friday, August 19, 9:00am-4:30pm 
9:00am-11:00am (YES)
12:00pm-2:00pm (YES)
2:30pm-4:30pm (in-practice)

Saturday, August 20 
9:30am-11:30am (open to all attendees) 
1:00pm-2:30pm (open to all attendees)

DMEK/DSAEK Lab: For DSAEK, participants will be able to practice tissue insertion for DSAEK and positioning of the donor tissue. For DMEK, participants will be able to practice the DMEK technique for implantation and positioning of the donor cornea tissue through use of an artificial anterior chamber and pre-loaded corneal tissue.

Friday, August 19, 9:00am-4:30pm
9:00am-11:00am (
open to all attendees)
12:00pm-2:00pm (open to all attendees
2:30pm-4:30pm (in-practice only)