Advanced cornea course pars plana vitrectomy for anterior segment surgeons



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CORNEA RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF AMERICA / PRICE VISION GROUP

ADVANCED CORNEA COURSE


PARS PLANA VITRECTOMY

FOR ANTERIOR SEGMENT SURGEONS

2018 Informational Agenda

Indianapolis is on Eastern Time


DATE / LOCATION / HOURS



Date: August 14, 2018 (Tuesday)

Location: Price Vision Group, 9002 N. Meridian Street, Suite 101
Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA.

Hours: 8:00 AM to approximately 5:00 PM

PROGRAM

Pars plana vitrectomy offers various advantages over the anterior chamber approach for vitrectomies. Most text book descriptions on vitrectomies involve complex posterior segment surgeries. Anterior segment surgeons need to be familiar with the pars plana approach to provide the best outcomes for their patients!


This course will help surgeons learn techniques for non-complicated vitrectomies in cases with vitreous prolapse, vitreous opacities, blocked filtration tubes, and removing IOLs dislocated into the vitreous cavity.
 Live Surgery

Wet Labs

 Examination of post-operative patients

 Didactic / Therapeutics

 Videos (Complications / Difficult Cases)

 Panel Discussion / Q& A


WHAT DO I BRING?



  • 0.5 forceps

  • Smooth forceps

  • Westcott scissors

  • Large needle driver

Animal eyes will be provided. You may bring whole human eyes if you prefer, but it is not necessary.


ATTIRE

Business casual. Ties and jackets are not necessary. Please refrain from wearing perfumes and colognes. Meeting rooms are cool, you may want to bring a sweater. Scrubs will be provided for the live surgery.


HOTEL



Homewood Suites by Hilton. The 2018 discounted room rate for Price Vision Group guests is $104 per night for a King or Twin Master Suite at the Homewood Suites by Hilton located at 2501 E. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240, about three miles from Price Vision Group. A complimentary breakfast buffet and evening hors d’oeuvres are included in the rate. All rooms are suites with separate bedroom and living room, and a kitchen.

Reservations: Please call Jerrad Duggar directly at (317) 202-3453 or email him at jdugger@genhotels.com and ask for the PPV Group (Price Vision Group) rate.
Shuttle Service: Homewood Suites provides a shuttle to Price Vision Group. Please confirm your need for the shuttle when you check in. The shuttle is available to locations within five miles of Homewood Suites (not to the airport).
TAXI

Taxi rates from the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) to Price Vision Group and our preferred hotel, Homewood Suites by Hilton, generally are about $60 one-way.


DIRECTIONS

Approximately 40 miles from the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). Travel time: 45 minutes, depending upon traffic.




To Price Vision Group:
From the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), start out going West on I-70; merge onto I-465 N and then I-465 E to US31/Meridian Street Exit 31. Proceed a half mile south on Meridian and turn West onto 91st Street. Price Vision Group is located in the Lakeview Office Park on the SW corner of 91st and Meridian. Enter from the west parking.


To Homewood Suites: From the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), start out going West on I-70; merge onto I-465 N and then I-465 E to Exit 33 (Keystone Avenue). South on Keystone Avenue and exit onto 86th Street (Nora/Castleton). West onto 86th Street. Homewood Suites by Hilton is on the left after Haverstick Road.
AMA PRA CATEGORY 2 CME

According to the American Medical Association, physicians individually may determine the educational value of the AMA PRA Category 2 activities in which they participate. Physicians may claim one (1) AMA PRA Category 2 credit for each 60-minute hour engaged in the learning activity.


QUESTIONS? PLEASE CONTACT…



Ann Delehanty

Price Vision Group 9002 North Meridian Street Suite 100

Indianapolis, IN 46260

(Tel) 317-814-2823 (Fax) 317-844-5590

anndelehanty@pricevisiongroup.net

Advanced Cornea Course: PPV of



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