Event Details
Date: 6 July 2020

Time: 18:00

Location name: WEBINAR

Award: 1 CPD hour awarded by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Immediate Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery (ISBCS) has been a patient pathway that has often had its merits discussed, however global adoption of the procedure is still low compared to the more common Delayed Sequential approach. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented healthcare providers with a new set of challenges and the need for efficiency, with reduced resources, and the requirement for minimisation of a patient's time on hospital premises raises the prospect of ISBCS as a possible solution.

We've recently seen guidance from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons setting out considerations for those surgeons considering this method to meet current backlogs and protect patients. Now Bausch + Lomb have drawn together a faculty of international ISBCS experts to provide practical considerations for those considering taking their next steps with this approach:
Professor Chris Liu - Chair + Moderator, Sussex, United Kingdom
Dr Steve Arshinoff, Toronto, Canada
Dr Björn Johansson, Linköping, Sweden
Mr Andrew Cassels-Brown, NHS Highlands/NHS Orkney, United Kingdom