Presents

2019 Wing Chu, M.D. Cornea Fellow Day

Join us for a one-day course and wet lab to discuss:

  • Donor cornea tissue selection
  • Endothelial keratoplasty techniques and tips
  • Post-op care/complications
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    Transitioning to DMEK, a surgeon's perspective
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    Patient selection
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    Preparing donor tissue

Date:

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Time:

8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Fee:

All fees underwritten by The Eye-Bank

Open to:

Cornea Fellows

Deadline:

Register by August 1, 2019

  • ​Agenda
  • ​Faculty

Time

Details

08:30 - 09:00

Registration and Breakfast

09:00 - 09:15

Welcome and Introduction to The Eye-Bank
Patricia Dahl, Executive Director/CEO

09:15 - 09:30

Donor Tissue Selection
Michelle K. Rhee, MD, Medical Director
Associate Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology,
Icahn School of Medicine

09:30 - 09:50

DMEK versus DSAEK: Tips and Techniques
Leela V. Raju, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Ophthalmology
NYU Langone Health

09:50 - 10:10

Transition to DMEK, A Surgeon’s Perspective
George Florakis, MD, Professor, Ophthalmology
Columbia University Medical Center

10:10 - 10:30

The Eye-Bank’s Method of Preparing DMEK Corneas
Mudassir Razvi, B.S., CEBT, Tissue Processing Manager

10:30 - 12:30

Wet Lab

12:30 - 01:15

Lunch

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