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Ocular Trauma: The Basics

Sat., July 29, 2017

8:00a.m. - 3:30p.m.

The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute

Wilmer dome

Overview

Please join us for this full-day event to explore and discuss the principles and cutting-edge techniques of eye trauma. We are honored to have esteemed vitreoretinal specialist Ferenc Kuhn, M.D., Ph.D., as a special guest lecturer.

Dr. Kuhn is is an associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and professor of ophthalmology at the University of Pécs in Hungary. He was elected Executive Vice President of the International Society of Ocular Trauma (ISOT) in 2000 and has been its President since January 2012. He was also elected President of the American Society of Ocular Trauma in 2002, and is Director for Clinical Research at the Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education. Learn more about Dr. Kuhn.

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Register to attend "Ocular Trauma: The Basics."

 


Dr. Handa in the operating room

Summary Agenda

  • 8:00a.m. - 8:30a.m.: Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30a.m. - 10:30a.m.: Principles of Wound Closure
  • 10:30a.m. - 10:45a.m.: Break
  • 10:45a.m. - 11:15a.m.: Timing of Reconstruction of the Severely Injured Eye
  • 11:15a.m. - 12:15p.m.: PVR Prophylaxis
  • 12:15p.m. - 12:45p.m.: The VR Surgeon In the Anterior Segment (traumatic cataract + iris reconstruction)
  • 12:45p.m. - 1:15p.m. Lunch
  • 1:30p.m. - 3:30p.m.: Suturing wet lab

 


Directions 

Ocular Trauma: The Basics will take place at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute:

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

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Parking

Attendees may use the Orleans or Caroline parking garages.

Walking directions from the Orleans garage to the Wilmer Eye Institute.

Walking directions from the Caroline garage to the Wilmer Eye Institute.