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Course Objectives

Interactive Consultations in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2022

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate medical evidence methodically by reviewing recent notable anterior segment publications
  • Evaluate corneal astigmatism during cataract surgery to provide the best possible visual outcomes
  • Manage corneal astigmatism during cataract surgery to provide the best possible visual outcomes
  • Identify different techniques for managing complicated cataract and anterior segment surgery
  • Interpret results of corneal topography in the diagnosis of keratoconus and for refractive surgery screenings
  • Diagnose common ocular surface diseases using a comprehensive approach
  • Treat common ocular surface diseases using a comprehensive approach
  • Diagnose common and more challenging cases of microbial keratitis
  • Treat common and more challenging cases of microbial keratitis
  • Correctly diagnose corneal pathology in patients going for cataract surgery
  • Appraise when and how to perform various techniques for lamellar keratoplasty
  • Identify different IOLs for the treatment of cataract and refractive error
  • Analyze indications and complications of different IOLs in the treatment of cataract and refractive error
  • Incorporate femtosecond laser technology for the treatment of cataract and refractive error
  • Analyze indications and complications of femtosecond laser technology for the treatment of cataract and refractive error
  • Evaluate patients with keratoconus to determine who is an appropriate candidate for crosslinking and appropriate timing of treatment
  • Recognize intraoperative complications during lamellar corneal surgery
  • Manage the complications during lamellar corneal surgery
  • Identify the different uses of femtosecond laser for non-refractive corneal surgery
  • Evaluate and compare various forms of corneal refractive surgery including topography guided and wavefront guided LASIK, corneal inlays, and SMILE