PROGRESS TO PERFECTION
- Technique Vs Technology
CSCRS – A joint symposium of the APACRS, ASCRS & ESCRS
Saturday, 31 July 2021 (Singapore Time UTC+8)
14:30 – 15:55hrs
Online

In this CSCRS symposium we are going to take a critical look at whether “high-tech” automated machines have made a significant difference to our phaco surgery or whether we are better off with “old fashioned” manual methods.

CAPSULORHEXIS – Low Tech vs. High Tech

Which is better? Manual CCC or one of the automated devices like FLACS, Zepto or Capsulaser?

Time Topic Speaker Society
14:35 – 14:43hrs Manual CCC Filomena RIBEIRO
Portugal
ESCRS
14:43 – 14:51hrs Automated CCC Richard TIPPERMAN
USA
ASCRS

Discussion

ENERGY – Low Tech vs. High Tech

Which is better? Low-tech manual methods to break up and remove a nucleus or high-tech FLACS, MiPort?

15:00 – 15:08hrs Manual Takayuki AKAHOSHI
Japan
APACRS
15:08 – 15:16hrs Automated Thomas KOHNEN
Germany
ESCRS

Discussion

PRECISE OUTCOMES – Low Tech vs. High Tech

Which is better? Traditional toric IOLs using robust formulae or should we use high-tech methods?

15:25 – 15:33hrs Low Tech Graham BARRETT
Australia
APACRS
15:33 – 15:41hrs High Tech Elizabeth YEU
USA
ASCRS

Discussion

15:50 – 15:55hrs Panel Discussion