Haag-Streit Academy to host two ‘Improving Outcomes’ biometry courses





Harlow, UK – 26th July 2021 – Haag-Streit Academy is delighted to announce that it will host two ‘Improving Outcomes’ biometry courses on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th October 2021 in Heathrow, London.

The popular Basic and Advanced ‘Improving Outcomes’ biometry courses are designed to help both beginners and experienced ophthalmic consultants get the most from their biometers.

The ‘Improving Outcomes Biometry Basics’ course focuses on the importance of good biometry practice to ensure optimal outcomes for patients undergoing cataract surgery. It is aimed at cataract & refractive nurses and other allied ophthalmic professionals with an interest in biometry. A series of short talks will cover topics such as; ‘The anatomy of the human eye’, ‘The principles of biometry’ (including both optical & ultrasound), ‘Topography’, ‘IOL power formulae’, ‘The fundamentals of surgical planning’ and ‘RCO/NICE guidelines’.

The ‘Improving Outcomes Advanced Biometry & Surgical Planning’ course focuses on more complex techniques and is aimed at cataract and refractive surgeons, along with healthcare professionals, with a special interest in biometry for surgical planning. Attendees will cover the main principles of biometry and will then learn how to analyse biometry data and interpret results.

Both courses will offer practical, hands-on workshops that support a range of subjects, including; good biometry practice, toric IOL planning and how to perform IOL power calculations using the Haag-Streit Lenstar LS 900 biometer. In addition, the Advanced course will offer delegates the opportunity to trial the cataract suite on Haag-Streit’s new Eyestar 900 swept-source OCT measurement device and the cataract training module on the Eyesi Surgical simulator from Haag-Streit Simulation.

The price for each course is just £100 (ex VAT), which will include lunch and refreshments. Both courses are CPD accredited and are supported with pre and post-course e-learning content.

Both courses will be held at the Sheraton Hotel, Heathrow, which has implemented a variety of new protocols and elevated practices, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To register now and secure your place, visit https://hsuk.co/HSacademyevents or, for more information, email academy@haag-streit-uk.com.

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