MSICS for the Phaco Surgeon: A Step-by-Step Approach

MSICS for the Phaco Surgeon: A Step-by-Step Approach

Author/Presenter: Michael Colvard, M.D., F.A.C.S. Source: SEE International This animated lecture was created by veteran SEE International volunteer eye surgeon and Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Level 1 course instructor Dr. Michael Colvard in 2022. Over the past two decades, Dr. Colvard has had the pleasure to work with Dr. Helena Ndume, the Director of the Namibian Blindness Prevention Project. In…

Global Blindness: Epidemiological Trends

Author/Presenter: Dr. Allen Foster Source: International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) This lecture, authored and presented by Dr. Allen Foster from the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH), discusses global blindness and current associated epidemiological trends. The lecture addresses the global causes of blindness, the prevalence of blindness, the trends in visual impairments, and the main causes of avoidable blindness…

Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS)

Author/Presenter: Lauren Shatz, MD with special credit to Drs. Ghanta Madhavi and M. Scott Hickman Source: SEE International This lecture, from one of SEE International’s Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Level 1 courses, was created by SEE doctor and MSICS course instructor Dr. Lauren Shatz in 2018. The presentation thoroughly outlines the steps of the MSICS technique, explains the advantages of…

Global Eye Care: Challenges and Opportunities

Author/Presenter: Jeffrey H. Levenson, MD, with special credit to M. Scott Hickman, MD Source: SEE International This lecture, from one of SEE International’s Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Level 1 courses in 2018, was authored and presented by SEE’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jeffrey Levenson. It covers global eye care, trends in global blindness, an overview of the MSICS technique and…

Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery Complications

Author/Presenter: Janak M. Shah, MD Source: SEE International This lecture, from one of SEE International’s Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Level 1 courses, was created by SEE doctor and MSICS course instructor Janak Shah, MD in 2019. The presentation addresses complications that might arise (early, intra-operative, early post-operative, and late post-operative) and describes how to successfully manage such complications.…

Global Blindness: Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How Much

Author/Presenter: M. Scott Hickman, MD with special credit to Drs. Allen Foster, Rengaraj Venkatesh and Geoff Tabin Source: SEE International This lecture, from one of SEE International’s Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Level 1 courses, was created in 2018 by SEE’S Medical Director M. Scott Hickman, MD. This presentation is about global blindness and covers the following topics: SEE’s programs and…

MSICS: The Practical Approach

Author/Presenter: Preeti J. Shah, MD Source: SEE International This lecture, from one of SEE International’s Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Level 1 courses, was created by SEE doctor and MSICS course instructor Preeti Shah, MD in 2019. The presentation covers the following topics: the importance of performing MSICS, how to start, what instruments are required, and the steps of MSICS. Citation: Shah, Preeti…