£0 – £195

VIIth National Glaucoma Masterclass: Advanced Trabeculectomy Skills

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Jurys Inn Birmingham

245 Broad Street

Birmingham

B1 2HQ

United Kingdom

View Map

Event description

Description

Glaucoma Masterclass is back! And it will be on "Advanced Trabeculectomy Skills"! Prof Peter Shah (UK), who was the key person in the inception of Glaucoma Masterclass, will be leading a faculty of experts to share their pearls with you.

This year, we have a special guest lecturer, Professor Graham Lee, a glaucoma and anterior segment specialist from Australia, who will be giving the keynote lecture on "Adverse Bleb Morphology."




Programme


08.30 - 09.00 Registration


09.00 - 11.00 Session 1

What should we be aiming for? - The evidence.

The key to avoiding complications - Pre-operative risk stratification.

Pre-op optimisation of the ocular surface – OSD Checklist.

Update on anticoagulants / bleeding diatheses.

Antifibrotic adjuvant therapy – Safe use & future developments.



11.30 - 13.00 Session 2

Rapid Fire 1: Potential Disasters!

  • Wipe-out.

  • Malignant glaucoma / aqueous misdirection.

  • Uveal effusion syndrome / nanophthalmos.

  • Hypotony maculopathy.

  • Toxic anterior segment syndrome.

  • IFIS in trabeculectomy.

  • Tight tissues.

Bleb dysaethesia – an in-depth look.


14.00 - 15.30 Session 3

Rapid Fire 2: Intra-operative Strategies

  • Very thin conjunctiva and Tenon’s capsule.

  • Anomalous superior rectus insertion.

  • Thin sclera – scleral flap dehiscence.

  • Intra-operative scleral collapse.

  • Eight-ball hyphaema.

  • PI or no PI?

  • Vitreous loss in trabeculectomy.

  • Conjunctival button-hole.

  • Developmental glaucomas.


16.00 - 17.30 Session 4

Rapid Fire 3: Post-operative Problems

  • Bleb assessment - Timing of post-op interventions.

  • Over-drainage – timing of early return to theatre.

  • Refractory choroidal detachment – differential diagnosis.

  • IOP 9 and macular folds!

  • Decompression maculopathy.

  • Unexplained visual loss after trabeculectomy.

  • Re-do trabeculectomy.

Keynote lecture

Adverse bleb morphology (Professor Graham Lee, Australia)



17.30 Conclusion



Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Jurys Inn Birmingham

245 Broad Street

Birmingham

B1 2HQ

United Kingdom

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved