Education Sessions

DMEK Skills Transfer Wet Lab, May 6th, 2017 ASCRS Annual Meeting


We are excited to present you with a unique and exciting opportunity: Demystifying DMEK Through a Skills Transfer Wet Lab.

Presented jointly by the Cornea Society and SightLife Surgical on Saturday, May 6th during the 2017 ASCRS Annual Meeting (Our program is not affiliated with the official program of the 2017 ASCRS Annual Meeting), this hands-on skills transfer course will provide practical experience to assist surgeons in making the leap to this surgical technique.

The instruction will be based on a peer-reviewed curriculum and presented by a diverse, experienced group of proctors and instructors, including: Neda Shamie, MD, Anthony Aldave, MD, Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD, and Marjan Farid, MD. The number of trainees will be limited to ensure a truly interactive experience with personal coaching.

This course is completely free ($250 fully refundable deposit is required) and all supplies will be provided. Applicants selected to participate will be notified by Monday, April 10th. Please be sure to respond no later than Friday, March 31st.

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Getting Started in DMEK

The DMEK Surgical Technique Skills Transfer and Wet Lab will include lectures on DMEK procedures, a hands-on wet lab with research grafts and eyes, plus a day of operating room observation. 

This two-day intensive course is intended to equip participating surgeons with the information and experience needed to return home and perform this procedure.

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Conferences and Exhibitions

34th Annual Wake Forest Eye Center Conference: Apr 21, 2017, Winston-Salem


34th Annual Wake Forest Eye Center Conference is organized by Northwest Area Health Education Center and would be held during Apr 21, 2017 at Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States Of America.

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New England Ophthalmological Society (NEOS) - Refractive: Apr 21, 2017, Boston

The New England Ophthalmological Society (NEOS) is the second oldest American medical specialty society in continuous existence. Founded in 1884, the society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and advancement of ophthalmology. Now well into its second century of existence, NEOS has had the good fortune to count among its members some of the brightest and most influential leaders in ophthalmology.

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The MSEPS 11th Annual Combined Ophthalmic Convention: May 12, 2017, Baltimore

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2017 ASCRS: May 5-9, 2017, Los Angeles

The ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress (May 5–9, 2017) will be the largest U.S. meeting that integrates a scientific program dedicated to the needs of the anterior segment specialist with the leading practice management program for comprehensive ophthalmology and subspecialties. The 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress will be a joint meeting with the Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons.

The meeting will include quality education for clinical staff as well through the Technicians & Nurses Program, May 6–8, 2017, which will feature T&N Tech Talks on Friday afternoon. The meeting will also offer special programming and events for Young Eye Surgeons (YES)—residents and fellows and surgeons one to five years in practice.

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