November 22, 2010

Participants from all over Europe at the 5th European Vitreoretinal Drylab

The 5th European Vitreoretinal Drylab was conducted in Mannheim, Germany, 20 -21 November, 2010. Twelve participants from all over Europe took part in this hands-on vitreoretinal surgery training event using Eyesi simulators.

After a theoretical introduction by Prof. Dr. med. Frank Koch, Eye Clinic Frankfurt, and Dr. rer. nat. Clemens Wagner, VRmagic, surgical tasks such as vitrectomy, internal limiting membrane peeling, and removal of epiretinal membranes were practiced. Attendees of the European Vitreoretinal Drylab are entitled to 10 CME (Continuing Medical Education) credit points.