NYEE To Hold Special Course for All NY Area 3rd Year Eye Residents

Phaco CourseNEW YORK, NY (November 2011) -- The Jorge N. Buxton Microsurgical Education Foundation and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary will sponsor an Advanced Phacoemulsification Course, Saturday, January 7, 2012, open to all 3rd year ophthalmology residents in the greater metropolitan area. 

NYEE is the area’s highest volume provider of cataract surgery, with a faculty uniquely qualified to describe rare and complicated aspects of cataract surgery such as uveitis, small pupils, pseudoexfoliation, intra-operative floppy iris syndrome, nuclear fallout rescues; use of advanced instruments and techniques, including iris hooks, CTR’s and Malyugen rings; and corneal surgery combined with phacoemulsification techniques.  There will also be special presentations by the guest speaker on maximizing surgical results with multifocal lenses as well as his experience with intra-operative wavefront technology.

John Aljian, MDCourse Directors are John Aljian, MD, and Douglas F. Buxton, MD, FACS, with nationally known keynote speaker Kerry K. Assil, MD of Beverly Hills, CA and expert cataract surgeons from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. 

The event is supported in part by an educational grant from Abbott Medical Optics, and provided free as a service to the medical community.  Space is limited to the first 60 enrollees, and pre-registration is required. A nominal refundable deposit is required to reserve your space. For registration and other details, please contact Deirdre Behan, CME Coordinator, dbehan@nyee.edu, Phone: 212-614-8269.

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