Skills Lab STS-3: Anterior Vitrectomy
Attendees must be registered for the meeting to attend Skills Transfer Sessions. These are open to physicians only. An additional registration is required for each Skills Transfer Session; fee for this session is $320. Registration for these sessions is available online at www.ascrs.org or by phone through Convention Data Services: Domestic (800) 748-5064 or International (508) 743-0538.
Skills lab features pars plana approach for the anterior segment surgeon: Vitrectomy techniques taught to the anterior segment surgeon from the anterior segment surgeon's point of view. Nuances of pars plana incision technique, particulate identification of vitreous, vitrector settings, and manipulation will be covered. Principles for safe handling of complications will be stressed.
Didactic Course 'Comprehensive Strategy for Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon' is the prerequisite for STS3 Anterior Vitrectomy