Strabismus Basic Training Course

Course Objectives :

(1) Identify relevant anatomy associated with rectus muscle recession and resection ; (2) Describe and perform the steps of a rectus muscle recession and resection ; (3) Conjunctival incisions: fornix and limbal approaches ; (4) Correct steps in identifying and isolating horizontal muscles ; (5) Attempt, under supervision of instructor, a safe scleral pass on an eyeball and know the points of high risk ; (6) Demonstrate the technique of EOM reattachment ; (7) Identify and show different instruments used in strabismus surgery ; (8) Identify and choose the correct needle type and suture type for strabismus surgery.