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ASCRS CME 24/7 Launches Phaco FUNdamentals Series

Sponsored by the ASCRS Young Eye Surgeons (YES) Committee, the new Phaco FUNdamentals is a four-part online CME series created from webinars recorded in 2016. The series follows a surgical resident through a variety of cases focused on basic phaco concepts, including fluidics, phacodynamics, surgical technique, and patient care. The activities in this series will be released monthly through January 2017.

Reminder: 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress Submissions Deadline is Thursday

The submissions deadline for the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress is this Thursday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. ET. The deadline pertains to submissions for courses, posters, papers and film abstracts. Submit your entries today.

Submissions for T&N Tech Talks and Ophthalmic Photographers Society (OPS) photos will be accepted until Jan. 10, 2017 at 5 p.m. ET. The film uploading link opens Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Successful YES Advanced Cataract Training Held in Denver

Last weekend’s Young Eye Surgeons (YES) Advanced Cataract Training (ACT) in Denver was a great success. Attendees experienced an intensive weekend training program that included didactic/video case presentations, a hands-on wet lab, and roundtable discussion breakout sessions. The meeting was designed for residents, fellows and surgeons in their first five years of practice.

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