[IC-SA-29] Managing Complications and Complex Cataracts : Women in Ophthalmology Presents a Video-Based Course
- Apr 05 (Sat)
- 08:30 - 10:00
- Room 3 - Tokyo International Forum 7F Hall B7 (1)
- Chair）Susan MacDonald
- This course is designed to review how to identify high risks cataract patients and manage their cataract surgery. It will include reviewing consent to help the patient understand their individual risks, how to prepare for the management of complex cataract surgery including small pupils, floppy iris syndrome, mature cataracts, fuch endothelial dystrophy and zonular dehiscence. The attendee will be able to customize their approach to cataract surgery to address complications early and utilize techniques that will help improve the outcome of these difficult cases Summary of Content/Synopsis of the course Women in Ophthalmology is presenting a symposium on the identification and management of Complex cataract surgery. Successful complex cataract surgery begins with identification of ocular eye disease. A successful plan will anticipate increased risks. This will allow the physician to properly discuss risks with the patient and create a surgical plan that is thoughtful and gives the patient the best chance of a successful outcome. Difficult cases will include small pupil, mature cataracts, floppy iris syndrome, zonular dehisance, fuchs endothelial dystrophy, glaucoma and vitreous loss. Management will include proper consent, phaco techniques, use of iris dilation, CTR, proper vitrectomy and SICS. This course will be video based and full of surgical pearls and wise management advice.