Cataract training session, Paris, France

January 9, 2018

Cataract training session, Paris, France

HOYA Surgical Optics organized on November 18th 2017 the second full day session of cataract training dedicated to young residents with none or very low surgical experience on patients. Due to the success of the first event, HSO has increased the number of participants up to 14 selected ones among the biggest public hospitals in France with the approval of head of ophthalmology department.

The session has started with HOYA corporate presentation and product portfolio followed by theoretical training on cataract treatment and step by step surgical procedure by 2 experienced surgeons.

Then the group was split in seven duos and started to work on porcine eyes with phaco equipment and surgical microscopes set on tables by MTS, the Austrian wet-lab company, under the close supervision of the 2 trainers with multiple successful implantations of non-sterile iSert samples.

The participants ended the day with a questionnaire that each participant completed with high level congratulation for the quality of the training, the equipment installation and the time dedicated on a full day cataract wet-lab from 9am to 6pm.