Lacrimal Course 

This unique one-day course features live-streamed surgery and offers a rare opportunity for both ENT and oculoplastic trainees to learn together and gain skills in lacrimal surgery.

Course Overview

Course topics include:

  • anatomy and physiology of the lacrimal system
  • clinical assessment of the lacrimal system
  • basic steps and surgical techniques for both endoscopic and external DCR surgery, including live-streamed surgery
  • live-streamed surgery - surgical steps for Lester Jones drainage surgery
  • special cases: Concha Bullosa and Septal deviation

Please click here to download the course programme.

Course Tutors

Mr Daniel Ezra - Course Director

Mr Simon Gane - Faculty

Miss Hannah Timlin - Faculty

Who should apply? 

This course is suitable for trainee ophthalmologists and ENT surgeons.


CPD points applied for. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the course.

How to book

Bookings for this course will open shortly. Please email to be notified.

No places available at the moment


Course fees



Taught by


Dan Ezra

Daniel Ezra is a consultant and Service Director for Oculoplastic Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He has special interest in complex endolacrimal surgery having published numerous articles and lectures widely internationally on the subject. He is also the endoscopic lacrimal surgery lead at Moorfields. Dan graduated from Cambridge and London Universities with degrees in Medicine and the History and Philosophy of Science. After higher surgical training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, he developed endoscopic surgical skills through an interface fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Simon Gane

Simon Gane FRCS(ORL-HNS) is a consultant Rhinologist and ENT Surgeon at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital. He trained in the North Thames Region of London, including stints at the Royal National with Professor Valerie Lund, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, St Bartholomew’s, and St Mary's Hospital. His research interests include human olfaction, Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia. He specialises in nasal sinus surgery, including the frontal sinus, anterior skull base and interface with the orbit.