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Learning Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery Webinar The Aravind Approach

Dr. Wililiam Myers led this excellent 2 hour webinar in April 2020 which was an exciting and comprehensive introductory program on Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS).  This virtual seminar featured both formal presentations and panel discussions by expert surgeons from throughout the world on topics including, but not limited to:
 
  • Indications and Procedure Steps
  • Tips & Tricks for Beginning Surgeons
  • MISCS for Pediatric Cataracts
  • Complex Cases (Small pupil, Zonulopathy, Black Cataract)
  • Panel Discussions with Challenging Cases
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Program Schedule

Rengaraj Venkatesh and William Myers - Introduction to Webinar  - 3 minutes

John D - Optimal Use of Webinar - 2 minutes

Kapil Mishra - Evidence for Learning MSICS - 10 minutes

Avni Shah - Tips for Beginners - 10 minutes

William Myers - Basic Steps in MSICS - 10 minutes

Pavan Kumar - Tips and Tricks for Beginners - 10 minutes

Sankar - Managing Brown and Black Cataracts - 10 minutes

Janani - MSICS in Paediatric Cataracts - 10 minutes

Vivekanandan - Managing Complex Cases with MSICS - Small pupil, weak zonules - 10 minutes

Madhu Shekhar – Subluxed Lenses – 10 minutes

David Khorram - MSICS Hacks: Lessons learned from high volume cataract campaigns - 5 minutes

Basti - Recognition of Intumescent Cataracts and Argentinian Flag Sign

 

Discussion with attendees - 15 minutes

 

Panelists - Haripriya, Madhu Shekhar, Jeff Pettey, Brenton Finklea, David Khorram, Surendra Basti

 
 
 
Contributing faculty for the course included: 
 
Dr. William Myers (Co-Host) - Northwestern University, Chicago (USA)
Dr. Rengaraj Venkatesh (Co-Host) - Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry (India)
Dr. Haripriya Aravind - Aravind Eye Hospital, Chennai (India)
Dr. Madhu Shekhar - Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai (India)
Dr. Jeff Pettey - Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City (USA)
Dr. Brenton Finklea - Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia (USA)
Dr. Surendra Basti - Northwestern University, Chicago (USA)
Dr. R. Sankarananthan - Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai (India)
Dr. R. Janani Sankar - Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai (India)
Dr. David Khorram - University of Virginia, Charlottesville (USA)
Dr. Avni Shah - Eye Care Institute, Santa Rosa (USA)
Dr. Pavan Kumar - Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry (India)
Dr. Vivekanandan - Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli (India)
Dr. John Davis Akkara - Westend Eye Hospital, Cochin (India)

Dr. Kapil Mishra - Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore (USA) 

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