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Advanced Level

Approx. 14 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Unit 1: Prior to the Operating Room

5 videos (Total 95 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
01.02 - Refractive goals23m
01.03 - How to Choose an Intraocular Lens: Part 113m
01.04 - How to Choose an Intraocular Lens: Part 2 24m
01.05 - Perioperative Medications 15m
3 readings
Course Expectations10m
Help us learn more about you!10m
READ: Unit 1 - Prior to the Operating Room10m
2 practice exercises
PRE-TEST30m
Unit 1 Content Quiz30m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Unit 2: In the Operating Room and Getting to the Cataract

6 videos (Total 84 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
02.02 - Anesthesia 18m
02.03 - Wound Construction 12m
02.04 - Viscoelastics 15m
02.05 - Capsulorhexis 17m
02.06 - Hydrodissection and Hydrodelineation 6m
1 reading
READ: Unit 2 - In the Operating Room and Getting to the Cataract10m
1 practice exercise
Unit 2 Content Quiz30m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Unit 3: Removing the Cataract and Intraocular Lens Placement

7 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
03.02 - Phacoemulsification Techniques: Divide & Conquer and Phaco Chop 14m
03.03 - Irrigation and Aspiration8m
03.04 - IOL Materials and Design 16m
03.05 - Single Piece IOL loading and insertion 3m
03.06 - 3-Piece IOL Loading and Insertion 5m
03.07 - How to Insert an Anterior Chamber Lens Implant 3m
1 reading
READ: Unit 3 - Removing the Cataract and Intraocular Lens Placement10m
1 practice exercise
Unit 3 Content Quiz30m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Unit 4: Cataract Complications and Extras

6 videos (Total 74 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
04.02 - Conversion to Extracapsular Cataract Extraction15m
04.03 - Capsular Tension Rings (13:07)13m
04.04 - Small Pupil (14:00)14m
04.05 - Astigmatism management in Cataract Surgery 7m
04.06 - Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery7m
2 readings
READ: Unit 4 - Cataract Complications and Extras10m
Post-course Survey10m
2 practice exercises
Unit 4 Content Quiz30m
POST-TEST40m
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Top reviews from Introduction to Cataract Surgery

By GBAug 6th 2018

This is a great way to learn more about cataract surgery before facing this challenging but rewarding world! A "MUST" for any ophthalmology resident!

By JRJun 12th 2017

Excellent course for introducing to cataract surgery and knowing basic concepts no one can miss before doing it in practice.

Instructor

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Elizabeth Du, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Kellogg Eye Center

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