Cataract Surgery

Tuesday, June 23
Frontenac, 08000930

Objectives
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • demonstrate improved understanding of the basic interrelationship of vacuum, flow and power to improve phacoemulsification efficiency
  • discuss the principles of longitudinal and non longitudinal phaco power and utilize them effectively
  • understand the management of surge for safer surgical outcomes.
  • identify phaco machine similarities and differences

Guests
William J. Fishkind, MD / Alan Crandall, MD

Moderators
Malcolm Banks, Robert Pekush

0800Monitored Anesthesia Care by Registered Respiratory Therapists during Cataract Surgery - An Update
Peter A. Zakrzewski, Alexander V. Banashkevich, Tammy Friel, Rosa Braga-Mele
0807 A comparison of postoperative intraocular pressure following phacoemulsification with and without the use of anti-glaucoma drugs
Riley Hall, Robert Mitchell
0814Is smaller truly better? An evaluation of phaco incision size and astigmatism
Rosa Braga-Mele
0821Practical phaco: Understanding machine-speak while performing phaco
William Fishkind
0835Discussion
0845Intraoperative floppy iris syndrome and cataract surgery complications associated with alpha-blocker medications
Susan K. Lindley, Silvin Bakalian, Mostafa Elhilali, Miguel N. Burnier
0852Managing pseudoexfoliation, intraoperative floppy iris syndrome and other small pupils
Allan Crandall
0904What is the incidence of postoperative endophthalmitis when using topical prophylaxis and clear corneal incisions?
John C. Lloyd, Rosa Braga-Mele
0911The Canadian & worldwide status of simultaneous bilateral cataract surgery (SBCS) in 2009
Steve A. Arshinoff
0918Discussion

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William J. Fishkind, MD
Tuesday, 23 June, 0821