Surgical Skills SS6

(What the ophthalmologist is able to do)
To perform surgical and laser skills

Learning Outcome

Perform surgical repair of ocular and adnexal tissues after trauma




All trainees must be able to perform surgical repair of ocular and adnexal tissues, including the cornea, sclera, eyelids and conjunctiva. They must understand the principles of canalicular repair. The technique of repair will be determined by clinical indications and current surgical practice. They must be able to adapt their technique according to pre-operative findings. They must be able to manage intra-operative and post-operative complications. They must recognise when subspecialist assistance is required, ensuring prompt onward referral when necessary.


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Target Year of Achievement

Year 7

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