About Canabrava Cataract Program

The Canabrava Cataract Program was developed to revolutionize the study of Cataract Surgery worldwide. The Program consists of 3 pillars

Virtual Fellowship

With two specific programs, The Advanced Research and The Observer, we present our most extensive content

Resident Program

Focused on the most modern topics for the theoretical teaching of Cataract Surgery – exclusively to Residents in Cataract Surgery

Advanced Cataract Course

An innovative initiative for teaching best practices in Cataract and its key topics

Program Creator and Scientific Coordinator

The Doctor Sergio Canabrava is currently among the greatest inventors and award-winning cataract surgeons in the world. Learn a little more about his inventions and techniques:

Creator of the Double Flanged Polypropylene Technique that revolutionized the “Challenging Cases” in Cataract surgery, opening doors for scleral fixation surgeries, subluxation lens, iris repair, artificial iris, etc.

Inventor of the First Iris Expander Ring produced in a 3D printer, which later (2019) had its production manufactured by AJL Ophthalmic of Spain and currently sold in more than 80 countries

Inventor of the “Angled CTS”, a capsular tension segment created to reduce tilt in capsular bag fixations in subluxated lens.

Creator of the 1st of a Model for Training the 4 Flanged Technique with Bioniko Models – USA

Prizes & Awards

Winner of Golden Apple at ASCRS (2019)

3 times awarded at the ASCRS Film Festival (2017, 2020 and 2022)

2 times awarded at ESCRS Film Festival (2015 and 2022)

1 time awarded at BRASCRS Film Festival (2019)

Awarded Golden Medal at IIRSI 2022 (Indian Intraocular Implant & Refractive Surgery)

Over 800+ Complete work & still counting

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