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Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Simulation-based Training Course (MSTC)

VALUE OF MSTC TRAINING

HelpMeSee’s instructor led MSTC training is an integrated training course that includes the interactive MSICS eBook, facilitated discussions with a certified instructor, and guided sessions that allow trainees to expand their knowledge of the procedure and improve surgical skills through repeated practice on the Eye Surgery Simulator.

The MSTC is a six-day virtual-reality simulation-based training course to develop and enhance MSICS surgical skills with more than 24 hours of practice on the HelpMeSee Eye Surgery Simulator. The course covers all the required surgical steps to complete the MSICS procedure.

MSTC will benefit those interested in developing competency or improving their existing MSICS surgical skills.

The course is ideally suited for:

  • Ophthalmology residents or fellows
  • Practicing ophthalmologists who want to learn MSICS
  • Surgeons who want to improve their MSICS skills
  • Surgeons wishing to transition from Extracapsular Cataract Extraction (ECCE) to MSICS

MSTC METHODOLOGY

This course leverages the HelpMeSee Eye Surgery Simulator’s power to develop the surgical skills required to perform MSICS. Learning is achieved through a standardized curriculum and qualified instructors that provide a rich and interactive learning experience. Trainees accomplish guided activities designed to meet specific objectives at each stage of training.

MSTC COURSE COVERAGE & OBJECTIVES

The course covers the knowledge, comprehension and competence in the following surgical tasks:

Module A – The MSICS Tunnel

Creating a Scleral Groove

Tunnel Dissection

Making a Paracentesis

Injecting Viscoelastic

Entering the AC with Keratome

 

Module B – Cataract Removal

Making a Capsulorrhexis

Performing Hydrodissection and Hydroprolapse

Dislocating the Nucleus

Delivering the Nucleus

 

Module C – Cortical Removal & IOL Implantation

Removing the Cortex

Inserting the IOL

Dialing the IOL

 

Module D – Restoration of Physiological Conditions

Hydrating the Paracentesis Site

 

For more information on the Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery Simulation-based Training Course visit the Frequently Asked Questions About the Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery Simulation-based Training Course page.

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