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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. 

LEITR Cornea Fellowship Training Program 2023

Date TBD for Fall 2023
1410 N 21st Street, Tampa, FL

Join us for an extensive training program that combines didactic presentations and skills transfer wet labs lead by experts in the field of corneal transplantation.

Cornea fellows and recent graduates receive one-on-one training with a focus on advanced surgical techniques designed to complement and reinforce cornea fellowship training with the benefit of being hosted at a leading eye bank.

  • Technical understanding of eye banking and cornea preparation
  • Advanced cornea transplant techniques
  • Practical training: Difficult DMEK, DSAEK, and PKP cases
  • Perspective of faculty members from leading academic institutions and private practices

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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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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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.

Japan Cornea Conference 2023

February 9-11

Visit our exhibit to learn more about TransplantREADY® DMEK and TransplantREADY® DSAEK Preloaded in a Weiss Glass Cannula. Our staff will share our advanced cornea processing for DMEK, Hydrodissection “Blister” technique and High Pressure Anterior Chamber (HPAC) Technique for UT-DSAEK.

PAAO Buenos Aires 2023

March 17-20

Please join us for a hands-on DSAEK and DMEK wet lab using our TransplantREADY® DSAEK and TransplantREADY® DMEK Preloaded in a Weiss Glass Cannula with our expert instructors from USA and Argentina. Our team will explain the details of our advanced processing including Hydrodissection “Blister” technique for DMEK and High-Pressure Anterior Chamber (HPAC) Technique for UT-DSAEK.

Additional wet lab details and registration coming soon!

FUCHS VIII Symposium Miami

April 1

Visit our exhibit and discover how our advanced processing techniques for DMEK and DSAEK minimize cell loss compared to standard methods.

  • Blister for dissecting DMEK – 10 times less cell damage than SCUBA
  • HPAC for Ultrathin DSAEK grafts – 4 times less cell damage than standard techniques

Please connect with us if you are attending.

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San Diego ASCRS 2023

May 6-8

Please join us at exhibit 2154 for a hands-on DSAEK and DMEK wet lab using our TransplantREADY® DSAEK and TransplantREADY® DMEK Preloaded in a Weiss Glass Cannula. Our team will help show you how to save time in the OR and explain the details of our advanced processing including Hydrodissection “Blister” technique for DMEK and High-Pressure Anterior Chamber (HPAC) Technique for UT-DSAEK.

Wet lab registration coming soon!

FSO Masters In Ophthalmology, Orlando

June 9-10

Please visit our exhibit and learn how our TransplantREADY® DMEK and TransplantREADY® DSAEK  preloaded in a Weiss glass cannula can help save you time in the OR. Our team will share the latest in our advanced processing techniques for DMEK and DSAEK and how they minimize cell loss compared to standard methods.

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