Surgical Procedures

Saturday, October 14

SP-01: Minor Surgical Procedures (Blades and Radio-Waves)
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Minor surgical procedures of the anterior segment and adnexa are quickly becoming a major part of the expanding scope of optometric practice. This course will concentrate on those procedures that utilize injections, surgical blades, and/or radiofrequency surgical units and builds upon The Expanding Optometric Scope: Injection Basics. The use of traditional minor surgical instrumentation as well as radiofrequency surgery will be discussed in detail to include: lesion identification, management options, OSHA considerations, safety/emergency measures, surgical techniques, pre and post operative management, contraindications, and possible complications and their management. Speakers include Jason Duncan, OD, FAAO. COPE ID: 54692-SP CEE