Symposium Resources

The COS is pleased to provide access to the presentations from the co-developed symposium presented at the 2018 COS Annual Meeting, CSI: Cataract Surgery Investigation. Dr. Ike Ahmed, along with a team of forensic ophthalmologist investigators, presented three different and engaging cases, unveiling clues to analyze the causes of poor outcomes in cataract surgery patients. They discussed tools and strategies to prevent these outcomes from occurring in future patients. Below, you will find video presentations and handouts on complicated cataract surgery.

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Episode 1: Residual Sphere
Join forensic expert Dr. Amandeep Rai on his investigation of a spherical refractive error after cataract surgery. Do you have what it takes to uncover the suspect in this refractive surprise?


Episode 2: Astigmatism Post Toric
Special Agent Dr. Rosa Braga-Mele tackles a complicated case of astigmatism post TORIC IOL implant. Can you catch the perpetrator?

Episode 3: The Miniature Ghost
Follow seasoned investigator Dr. Guillermo Rocha as he puts together clues to uncover the truth about an apparent ghost. What will you notice at the dysphotopsia crime scene?

Episode 4: CSI Case Discussions
In the last episode of this season, members of the investigative team field questions and discuss their challenging cases, including the use of different formulas and calculations and the implementation of new technologies.

This symposium was co-developed with the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and Alcon in order to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.

This resource is only available in English.