Two Common Corneal Procedures: Corneal Gluing and Corneal Sampling
Course Leader: Harminder Dua UNITED KINGDOM
Faculty: Dr DG Said UNITED KINGDOM
Faculty: R. Jayaswal UNITED KINGDOM
a) Cyanoacrylate glue: Properties, Indications, Technique (direct, with disc support, double drape technique), follow up of Patients and Sequelae.
b) Fibrin Glue: Theory and Properties, Indications in Ocular Surface Surgery and Pathology, Technique, Fate of Glue. Unconventional Applications.
Scrapes and Swabs: From Conjunctiva and Cornea for Microbial Detection. Techniques of Plating, Smears on Slides, Storage and Transport – Variations for Viral, Bacterial, Fungal and Parasitic Infections.
Alcohol Delamination: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Indications, Techniques and Sample Handling and Preparation.
Cornea Biopsy: When, Where, How and How Many – For Processing for Light and Electron Microscopy, Culture and Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing.
Conjunctival Biopsy for Mucus Membrane Pemphigoid/OCP; tumours: Technique, Closure of Defect Created, Sample Preparation and Handling.
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