Vienna Wetlab

16. Vienna Wetlab Course 2020

Please note:
Due to the current Covid-19 situation, there are only SINGLE WORKSTATIONS!



During this five-day course includes:
Single Workstation for everybody!
Cataract and Vitrectomy.

We will provide you once again with knowledge in the field of modern cataract surgery and vitreo-retinal surgery at the Rudolffoundation in Vienna. The wetlab is a hands-on training course with different modules instructed by different professors.

You will be taught how to handle cases from simple to complication management. The course puts focus on a practical hands-on surgery training in the wetlabs, where state of the art machines, hand instruments and disposables are provided and accepted as the best way for surgeons to familiarize themselves with the equipment.

At the end of the course, you will see the difference in your surgical skills, and gain your confidence as an ophthalmologist.

Course Type

Phacoemulsification Single Workstation, Pars Plana Vitrectomy Single Workstation, Phaco Advanced

  • Lecture on Wound Construction
  • Capsulorhexis
  • Hydrodissection
  • Nuclear Disassembly Techniques and strategies
  • Irrigation/Aspiration
  • Lens Implantation
  • Sealing the Wound
  • Anterior vitrectomy
  • Identifying complex cases and planning strategies
  • Complications and their avoidance
  • Surgical anatomy of the eye
  • Intraocular pharmacology
  • The Psychology of learning surgery
  • The Microscope
  • The Physics of Phaco
  • How the wetlab works
  • Machine technology
  • Vitrectomy – indications
  • Vitrectomy – basic principles
  • Micro Incision Vitrectomy Surgery (MIVS)
  • Vitrectomy – special challenges
  • Vitrectomy surface diseases
  • Retinal detachment
  • Vitrectomy in children
  • Management of complications
  • Indications and techniques for combined surgery
  • Vitreoretinal surgery in traumatized eyes
  • Vitrectomy – controversial & discussion

“This program booklist is for referrenced purpose only, the actual one would be uploading around 4 weeks in advance before the course starts”

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