ExpiredManaging common ocular problems

Bermuda

  |   August 6th - 9th, 2018

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David Maggs B.V.Sc.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Professor of Ophthalmology
U.C. Davis

Mary B Glaze D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Gulf Coast Animal Eye Clinic
Houston, Texas

This seminar series is designed to provide you with updates on how the speakers actually do things in practice- how they actually manage a patient with a particular ocular disease or disorder, how they do certain techniques, how they combine certain drugs for treatment etc. Actual cases will be presented to emphasise the clinical indications for the techniques.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration:

Monday Aug. 6, 2018 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Welcome Reception:

Monday Aug. 6 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Continental Breakfast:

Tuesday Aug. 7
Thursday Aug. 9

7:30 am – 8:00 am
7:30 am – 8:00 am

Lectures:

Monday Aug. 6, 2018
Tuesday Aug. 7
Wednesday Aug. 8
Thursday Aug. 9

1:30 pm – 6:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
8:00 am – 11:30 am

Seminar Topics:

Topics available for discussion include:

 

  • My Tonopen drives me crazy.  Can you help?
  • Which ophthalmoscope should I use?
  • How do I manage FHV-1 in multi-cat situations?
  • What antiviral drug should I use for FHV-1?
  • Does lysine help in cats with FHV-1?
  • What’s the best lab test for cats with conjunctivitis?
  • Doxycycline or Terramycin for Chlamydia?
  • Do cats with corneal sequestra need surgery?           
  • Are steroids OK for feline eosinophilic keratitis?
  • Pannus – Should I use cyclosporine or steroids?       
  • How do I treat KCS?                  
  • What do I do when cyclosporine doesn’t stimulate tear production?
  • Artificial tears – are they all the same?
  • How deep is that corneal ulcer?                       
  • What do I do when an ulcer doesn’t heal in 7 days?
  • Can I do a grid keratotomy or a burr debridement? 
  • Walk me through the Hotz-Celsus surgery for entropion      
  • Should I know another entropion surgery?  
  • Which cherry-eye surgery is best?      
  • What are my options for eyelid tumors in old dogs?
  • Do animals get allergic conjunctivitis?
  • How do I differentiate cataracts from nuclear sclerosis?      
  • What is the best way to detect uveitis?
  • How do I treat uveitis?                           
  • Could this patient have both glaucoma & uveitis?   
  • How should I treat a patient with both glaucoma & uveitis?             
  • How do I diagnose Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration (SARD)
  • What are the best ocular analgesics?
  • Does enrofloxacin blind cats?             
  • Triple antibiotic causes fatal anaphylaxis in cats; right?      
  • Proptosed globes: replace or remove?
  • Uveal cyst or melanoma? How do I tell the difference?
  • Corneal lacerations: what 2 questions must I ask and why?
  • Which anti-glaucoma medication is best for my patient?
  • Feline glaucoma — do I treat it differently than canine glaucoma?
  • When do I refer a patient for cataract surgery and what do I do in the meantime?
  • How do I treat an infected ulcer?
  • How do I make sense of my fundus exam findings?
  • How and why should I test tear film break up time?
  • Do small animals get fungal ulcers?
  • What could this scleral nodule be?
  • What’s wrong with a third eyelid flap?
  • What is ocular brachycephalic syndrome?
  • Can you diagnose hypertensive retinopathy before a cat goes blind?
  • Is there a way to prevent diabetic cataracts?
  • When is topical serum indicated? Can I use plasma instead?
  • Is pannus the only immune mediated corneal disease in dogs?
  • What are common signs of ocular lymphosarcoma?
  • Is blepharitis an ocular or dermatologic disease?
  • How do I manage a lens luxation prior to referral?
  • Why does my patient look like Bart Simpson?
  • What are common causes of hyphema?
  • Is intravitreal injection a reasonable option in end-stage glaucoma?
  • How do I differentiate lipid from calcium in the canine cornea?
  • How do I manage a corneal foreign body?
  • What are common eye problems in the top 3 canine breeds?
  • Why is this old dog’s cornea blue?
  • How can I help my blind patient – and its family – cope with its disability?
  • Can an eye with a perforated ulcer be saved?
  • Should I worry about that black spot in a cat’s iris?
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Seminar Speakers

  • David Maggs B.V.Sc. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Professor of Ophthalmology U.C. Davis
  • Mary B Glaze D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Gulf Coast Animal Eye Clinic Houston, Texas

CE Hours

This seminar is AAVSB RACE approved for 18 CE hrs.   

We are also approved in NC & NY.

This program has been submitted for 18 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions, which recognize AAVSB’s RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and /or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call IVS at 800-487-5650 for further information.

IVS complies with the following guidelines:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists
  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 18 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club

Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club

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Bermuda-  Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club

 

 

Among the hibiscus and oleander, on the shores of a picturesque natural harbor, The Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club, Bermuda’s Hotel, is a luxury resort and an elegant tribute to the old world splendor that is Bermuda. Take a dip in our Bermuda hotel’s fresh or saltwater pools, catch the complimentary ferry over to our private Beach Club. Ride scooters aroud the island, or use our Bermuda luxury hotel as a home base for sailing trips around Hamilton harbor and the Great Sound.

Inspired by Princess Louise, the daughter of Queen Victoria, The Hamilton Princess Hotel in Bermuda is a symbol of all that Bermudians hold dear – old fashioned courtesy, timeless quality and genuine hospitality.

Room Description

From moment the sun rises until well after it sets, every hour in Bermuda brims with excitement. After a long day of exploration and adventure, at the end of a glittering evening spent mingling on the marina, you’re finally ready to rest. That’s why we’ve designed all of our world-class accommodation for comfort, luxury, and absolute relaxation. Surrounded by tranquil island decor, beautiful furnishings, and a thousand thoughtful little details, you can unwind completely. You’ll understand when you wake up in one of our gorgeously appointed rooms, refreshed, recharged, and ready to take on whatever the day has in store.

You’ll find every modern amenity at your fingertips, so you’re fully connected if you need to keep in touch with the outside world or just want to check the surf forecast before you head out. With four wonderful room types, you can choose your perfect haven.

 

Price

Fairmont rooms: $349.00 double per night

Located in the historic main building, these elegant rooms evoke the luxury of old-world Bermuda with stately wooden furniture and beautiful marble bathrooms. You’ll also enjoy every contemporary convenience including Keurig coffee makers and high speed internet access.

Room Size: 350 sq.ft. / 33 sq.m
Bed Type: One King Bed or Two Double Beds
View: Hamilton City View

 

Deluxe Harbor view rooms: $419.00 double per night

These exceptional guest rooms are located in the Bermudiana House and newly renovated Poinciana Wing. Convenient to the infinity resort pool, they feature sophisticated interior design inspired by the island’s natural beauty. Beautifully designed and elegantly furnished in grand island style, each room boasts a private balcony where you can enjoy a wonderful view of Hamilton Harbour as picturesque boats go gliding by.

Room Size: 325 sq.ft. / 30 sq.m
Bed Type: One King Bed, One Queen or Two Double Beds
View: Hamilton Harbour View or Garden or Pitt’s Bay View

 

Extra charges: 

SERVICES CHARGES: $12.00  per person, per day includes gratuity for housekeeping, bellman, porterage services.

RESORT LEVY: $12.00 per person, per day to cover operational services including pool and beach attendants and shuttle service (plus 7.25% hotel tax)

HOTEL TAX: 11.75% (Hotel occupancy tax: 7.25% &  Tourism guest fee: 4.5%.  There is no sales tax in Bermuda

 ADDITIONAL ROOM OCCUPANTS: A third adult sharing is an additional charge per night on the European Plan (EP) and must pay daily gratuities and the daily resort levy. Children 18 years and under sharing their parents’ accommodation are complimentary, however they are subject to daily gratuities and the daily resort levy. Maximum occupancy is four (4) persons per room.

 

Terms

Cancellations:  Because this is high season you will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 30 days of your scheduied arrival or are a no-show or depart early. We recommend travel insurance- please contact our office at 800-487-5650 for a quote.

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Area Attractions

 Hamilton Princess Beach Club

Area Attractions

Experience the beaches

Weather in August

 August is usually the hottest month in Bermuda when the temperature varies between an average high of 86 degree Fahrenheit to a low of 78 degree. The water temperature also rises to about 83 degrees

Registration Fees:

Early Bird: $945.00

Register By:  June 20 2018

Advanced: $965.00

Register By:  July 09 2018

Regular: $985.00

Register After:  July 09 2018

Special Pricing:

Veterinary Technicians are welcome – there is an $80 seminar registration discount

Registration Includes:

  • 18 CE hours
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Includes breaks daily and breakfast for registrants on Tuesday & Thursday
  • Reception on Monday-family welcome
  • Certificate of completion

Seminar Registration:

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  • Bermuda
    August 6, 2018 - August 9, 2018
    6:30 am - 4:30 am

Register online

Online registrations is easy and fast.  After completing your registration, if you need to book a hotel room please complete the online hotel request form.  If you have any difficulties please call our office at  1 (800) 487-5650 .

Please note that all passengers traveling by air to or from the United States will be required to hold a valid passport.  This new requirement applies to all passengers, including U.S. citizens, traveling to and from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

When planning international travel, please be sure that you are in possession of all required documents for both outbound and return flights. Remember to allow ample time for acquiring official travel documents.

For complete information on the U.S. Department of State’s New Travel Initiative Requirements, please visit travel.state.gov.

USA & Canadian passport holders do not need a tourist visa to enter Bermuda

For Bermuda visa requirements please visit here

 

Accommodation Registration

Reserving Rooms

We reserve rooms starting the day prior to the seminar and ending on the last seminar day.  However, if you need additional days, we will work with the hotel to accommodate your request based on availability.

Getting Confirmation

After you submit this hotel request form, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your request for the hotel accommodations.  Please note that this does not confirm your hotel accommodations.

After processing the request, our office will e-mail you an actual hotel confirmation letter which will confirm your stay with the hotel.   You are not confirmed until you receive this hotel confirmation. Please check the details when you receive this confirmation.

Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm (pacific) to provide the card number.  Your Hotel Confirmation will be emailed to you after your room is guaranteed.

For Amelia Island, Duck on the outer banks,  St. George (Zion), Grand Cayman, Curacao and New Orleans: after submitting the hotel request form, you do not need to contact us with the credit card information. We will be sending you an individual hotel credit card authorization form.

Hotel Request Form:* Required Fields

Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 to provide the card number.

Questions?

Please call the IVS travel group at 1 (800) 487-5650 for assistance.

Please note that all passengers traveling by air to or from the United States will be required to hold a valid passport.  This new requirement applies to all passengers, including U.S. citizens, traveling to and from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

When planning international travel, please be sure that you are in possession of all required documents for both outbound and return flights. Remember to allow ample time for acquiring official travel documents.

For complete information on the U.S. Department of State’s New Travel Initiative Requirements, please visit travel.state.gov.

USA & Canadian passport holders do not need a tourist visa to enter Bermuda

For Bermuda visa requirements please visit here