What to expect:

Short lectures and a special focus on extensive hands-on wet-lab trainings on unmodified human tissue (cadaver) to cover:

  • Suturing techniques (corneal, scleral, lid, lacrimal)
  • Lid reconstruction (skin grafts)
  • Lacrimal reconstruction
    (silicon ring intubation, bicanaliculary intubation to the nose)
  • Corneal laceration and perforations
  • Scleral rupture
  • Corneal transplantation
  • Keratoplasty à chaud
  • Globe rupture
  • Enucleation


Whether you want it all or a special selection – It´s completely up to the particpant(s) what and for how long to focus the training on.


  • Two leading experts in ophthalmic and oculoplastic reconstruction and trauma surgery: Prof. Franz-Josef Steinkogler & Asst. Prof. Stephan Kaminski
  • One single and completely unmodified cadavar per participant
  • One complete state-of-the-art workstation equipped with ophthalmo-surgical instruments, consumables and microscopes from leading suppliers (Bross Medical®, Bausch & Lomb®, Zeiss®, etc.)
  • Detailed personal script
  • Certificate Of Completion
  • Coffee breaks and lunch
  • Taxi transfer from and to the airport

Duration: 1 day
Where: Vienna General Hospital | Vienna/Austria
When: Individual arrangement
Fee: Upon request

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