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Events & Training

In-Person, Remotely Supported, and Virtually. We are committed to providing advanced cornea transplant surgical training in the U.S. and around the world. We performed surgeon training in United States, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Central Asia and South Africa. 

Along with the expansion of our tissue services, our surgeon training program continues to grow with the rapid advancements in technologies and new procedures.

Our commitment to provide training opportunities and resources to assist surgeons in mastering the latest techniques strengthens every year.

The successful combination of instruction from experts in the cornea field and our innovative tissue preparation allows for immediate skill transfer and use in practice. Training is developed and tailored to specific needs, whether it be a wet lab on location, online didactic and surgical reviews, or a multiple day course hosted at our state-of-the-art eye bank and dedicated training site.

Advanced EK Training Program

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Comprehensive Transplant Courses

Comprehensive Transplant Courses on DMEK, PDEK, DALK/ALK, and KPro are led by experts in the cornea field who present best practices during a didactic session and provide one-on-one support throughout a hands-on wet lab.

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Cornea Fellowship Eye Bank and Cornea Transplant Training Program

In addition, this intensive course, which combines classroom study, hands-on wet lab work, and one-to-one training with internationally recognized corneal specialists, will offer expert instruction and practical training in DMEK, DSAEK, and PKP. Participants will also tour our state-of-the-art eye bank/tissue processing facility and research center to learn about tissue preparation as well as the range of different options for precut, preloaded tissue.

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Wet Lab

Experiences include expertly prepared research corneal tissue, instrumentation, and supplies. Wet labs are offered as:

  • Part of a comprehensive course
  • A stand-alone event
  • A private one-on-one lab on location at
    your surgical facility or in Tampa at the
    LEITR training sit
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Webinars

Originally Aired May 19, 2021

NEW Preloaded Option for DSAEK: TransplantREADY DSAEK 3.0 from LEITR 

Herbert P. Knauf, M.D.
Yassine J. Daoud, M.D.
Steven E. Kane, MD

Hear from our panel of experts who have adopted LEITR’s DSAEK 3.0 and learn about the benefits they are experiencing with small incision, no-touch delivery DSAEK.

  • Less invasive: 3.2-3.4mm incision
  • No-Touch delivery: Delivery of DSAEK graft by fluid injection
  • Closed system: deepens AC, eases graft opening, eliminates need for AC maintainer
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Masters in Ophthalmology

Masters in Ophthalmology – July 9-11 Palm Beach

We are proud to sponsor FSO and exhibit at Masters in Ophthalmology this year in Palm Beach, Florida. Contact us if you are planning to attend and be sure to stop by our booth in the exhibit hall to see our two new services that are now available: LEITR DSAEK 3.0  and OptiGraft – sterile ophthalmic allografts.

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ASCRS

July 23 – 27 Las Vegas

Join us in Vegas and evaluate the LEITR DSAEK 3.0 firsthand at Booth 4923. Schedule your one-on-one session today.

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