10th International course on ophthalmic and oculoplastic reconstruction and trauma surgery
|Ort||Vienna General Hospital|
|Veranstalter||advanced ophthalmic trainings|
In-depth lectures and 14 hours of highly realistic hands-on trainings on the human tissue
The 3 day course consists of compact lectures which cover the theoretical basics for the following extensive hands-on wet-labs with a unique 1 : 1 ratio (participant : cadaver):
- Suturing techniques (corneal, scleral, lid, lacrimal)
- Lid reconstruction (skin grafts)
- Lacrimal reconstruction (silicon ring intubation, bicanaliculary intubation to the nose)
- Corneal laceration and perforations
- Corneal transplantation
- Scleral rupture
- Keratoplasty chaud
- Globe rupture
Human tissue (cadaver) that makes this course unique: it´s not frozen or modified in any way and not older than 24-48 hours.
The microsurgical training modules will be accompanied by lectures. Each participant will have a minimum duration of 14 hours for extensive hands-on surgeries on the human tissue.