The 2024 Toronto Cataract Conference returns with an in-person format for cataract surgeons from across Canada to discuss and learn about the latest intraocular lens advancements as well as improvements in surgical and perioperative technology. We will also discuss the management of complex and complicated cataracts.

Our technician program is tailored to office and allied medical personnel and promises to increase knowledge and expertise to make clinic and surgery run smoother, efficiently and improve outcomes.

This program will focus on optimizing outcomes for patients undergoing cataract and IOL surgery. Topics will include IOL selection in difficult eyes, prevention of postoperative complications, and best practice in technology adaptation. The technician program will focus on pearls for allied health care providers in the eye care. Eye surgeons, health care providers and technicians will enhance their knowledge and skills by attending this symposium.

Learning Objectives

  1. To improve the optimal IOL selection in co-morbid eyes
  2. To understand, prevent, and treat postoperative complication
  3. To understand and improve the optimal implementation of technology in cataract and IOL surgery


Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows CPD to review and assess educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College) has established agreements with each of the American Medical Association (AMA), and the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) where activities approved for Royal College MOC Credits are eligible for conversion to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and UEMS-EACCME European CME Credit (ECMEC®) credits, respectively.