UpcomingOphthalmology in general practice

Mystic CT

  |   July 24th - 26th, 2020

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Kathryn Good D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Clinical Ophthalmologist
U.C. Davis

Joshua Seth Eaton, VMD

Diplomate,  American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologist
Assistant Clinical Professor, Comparative Ophthalmology
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Wisconsin—Madison

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 emphasize the clinical indications for the techniques.

Seminar Schedule:

Registration:

Friday July 24, 2020

7:15 am – 8:00 am

Breakfast:

Daily

7:15 am – 8:00 am

Lectures:

Friday July 24

Saturday 

Sunday 

8:00 am – 1:30 pm

8:00 am – 1:30 pm

8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

  • The approach to ocular trauma – where do I even start?

  • What in the world should I do with a corneal laceration?

  • Why are there different types of ophthalmoscopes and which one should I buy?

  • Feline conjunctivitis – is it really always herpes?

  • Canine conjunctivitis – is it always allergies? 

  • Antiviral medications for felines – which one is best?

  • Are there really eyedrops that can cure cataracts?

  • Is there an easier way to approach to the neuro-ophthalmic examination?

  • Proptosed globes – remove or replace?

  • The pupillary light reflex – what does it really tell me?

  • Enucleation – When? And How?

  • When enucleation isn’t an option, what other options are there?

  • Ocular ultrasound – When should I do this, and how?

  • Which anti-inflammatory should I keep on my shelf for treating for ocular cases?

  • Glaucoma – What are the Top 10 things I should know?

  • Retinal Detachments – What causes them, and how should I treat them?

  • Is that nuclear sclerosis or cataract?

  • Local anesthesia for eye surgery – Which drug should I use? And when?

  • Horner’s syndrome – is it always idiopathic?

  • Ocular oncology – what do I need to know?

  • SARDS – What do we know now, and what should I tell my clients?

  • Topical serum – wisdom or witchcraft?

  • Pigmentary keratitis – are all Pugs doomed?

  • How do I do an examination in a puppy or kitten? What about tiny exotic species?

  • Uveitis – How do I know when I can stop treatment?

  • Artificial tear supplements – Are they all the same? Can we use all of them in pets?

  • When do I refer a patient for cataract surgery, and what do I do in the meantime?

  • Can cats have cataract surgery?

  • What is the best way to treat an infected corneal ulcer?

  • What is the one diagnostic test I should do after diagnosing a ruptured eye?

  • Pannus – what is it and what is the best treatment?

  • KCS – What do I do when cyclosporine doesn’t work? Can I use steroids?

  • Superficial ulcers that won’t heal – what do I do next?

  • Entropion surgery – Is the Hotz-Celsus a cure-all? Or should I try something different?

  • Cherry eye surgery – Is it necessary? And which technique is best?

  • Tear staining – Do owners of little dogs just have to learn to deal with it?

  • Triple antibiotic in cats – Life-threatening? Or low risk?

  • Lens luxations – What is the referring veterinarian’s role before sending to the ophthalmologist? 

  • Corneal sequestra in cats – Medical treatment or surgery?

  • Eyelid tumors in old dogs – Is there a non-invasive approach to removal?

  • Ok, I did the fundus examination – What was normal and what should I be concerned about?

  • Do dogs get ocular herpes?

  • Feline hypertensive retinopathy – Will this cat ever see again?

  • Lysine and herpes – Magical amino acid or not so much?

  • Eosinophilic keratitis in cats – How do I recognize and treat this disease

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Seminar Speakers

  • Kathryn Good D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Clinical Ophthalmologist U.C. Davis
  • Seth Eaton V.M.D., Diplomate ACVO Diplomate, American College of Veterinary OphthalmologistsAssistant Clinical Professor, Comparative Ophthalmology School of Veterinary Medicine University of Wisconsin—Madison

CE Hours

This program has been submitted for 16 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

Accommodations

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

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Offering a convenient location within the historic Mystic region, the Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa is close to everything coastal Connecticut has to offer. Located off I-95, the AAA four-diamond hotel is easily accessible from New York and Boston and convenient to both Hartford and Providence airports.

 

    

Indulge in our on-site Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa and take advantage of the hotel’s indoor pool, fitness center and whirlpool. Experience fine wine and the art of steak served in a sophisticated atmosphere at Octagon. With Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods casinos plus beaches and golf just minutes away, the Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa provides recreational opportunities for everyone.

Rooms

 

  • This hotel offers the Marriott Revive bed with luxurious linens, fluffier pillows & down comforters
  • All hotel rooms & suites feature original New England art, comfortable furnishings & natural light
  • Near Bradley Airport Hartford CT, TF Green Providence Airport RI, Amtrak in New London CT and I-95
  • Hi-Speed Internet wired or wireless is available.

Check-in: 4:00pm Check-out: 11:00am

  • This hotel has a smoke-free policy
  • Award-winning Octagon Steakhouse, Octagon Lounge and Starbucks located on premises
  • An enhanced Red Door Spa by Elizabeth Arden on property
  • Near Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods & MGM Grand gaming and entertainment, shopping, restaurants & CT beaches

Price

  • Group Room rate: $179.00 single or dbl/night plus tax

Terms

Cancellations: No penalty if you cancel at least 7 days prior to your scheduled arrival. You will be charged for your complete stay if you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival. There are also penalties for early departures.

Please contact our office at 800-487-5650 if you need to cancel or change your reservation.

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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Historic. Charming. Eclectic. Unique. These are the words that begin to describe Downtown Mystic. First settled in the 17th century, this new world colony along the banks of the Mystic River has been a crossroads for the curious for nearly 350 years.

With age comes beauty. And tradition. And a can do attitude that has kept Mystic as the centerpiece of Southeastern Connecticut’s attractions.

Mystic today is known for it’s unique shops, restaurants, antiques centers and art galleries. It’s is minutes from world class gaming and entertainment, attractions for the whole family, museums that will transport you back to another era. And everywhere you turn you will see the kind of scenic beauty that takes your breath away.

Mystic, Connecticut is a village that promises surprises around every corner. The name itself evokes images of wizened sea captains, historic tall ships and that famous pizza. World class attractions, history, boating, fishing, swimming, fine dining, quality lodging, shopping and just plain fun…. they are all here!! It is no wonder MYSTIC is Connecticut’s most popular destination.  Learn more

Restaurants

Experience a variety of restaurants offering the freshest of seafood as well as some of the best steak in the state at the Steak Loft of Mystic. And don’t pass up checking out Mystic Pizza, the legendary pizza parlor that spawned the 80’s movie classic. “A Slice of Heaven” and a slice of Mystic history. Learn more

Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration

Mystic Aquarium

One of America’s leading aquariums, showcases the living collections, science and conservation work of Sea Research through exhibits, demonstrations and educational programs, emphasizing hands-on, interactive, live animal contact experiences for all ages. Hosting more than 750,000 visitors annually, the Aquarium is open year-round and is Connecticut’s largest non-casino attraction. Mystic Aquarium is one of the few in North America housing Beluga whales and other rare and remarkable sea creatures.

The Institute for Exploration at Mystic Aquarium

A base for famed oceanographer and explorer Dr. Robert Ballard, widely known for his discovery and preservation of the HMS Titanic, Bismarck, PT-109 and many others. Dr. Ballard’s advancements in deep sea technology have made it possible to uncover secrets of the world’s oceans and bring them in real time to young people across America. These discoveries are featured in Dr. Ballard’s ever-changing Challenge of the Deep exhibition at Mystic Aquarium. Learn more

Getting There

Airport

Area Airports:

T F GREEN AIRPORT – PVD  

  • Hotel direction: 45 miles S

BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – BDL

  • Hotel direction: 60 miles SE

Location Transportation Information

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

 

IVS Travel Group Info

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

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $885.00

Register by:  June 4, 2020

Advanced:  $905.00

Register by:  July 9, 2020

Regular:  $925.00

Register after:  July 9, 2020

Special Pricing:

Veterinary Technicians receive an $80 discount using promo code “techsaver”. Enter the code during checkout in the  submit promotion code box.

Registration Includes:

  • 16 CE hours
  • complete seminar notes
  • certificate of attendance
  • breakfast and breaks daily

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $885.00 (USD)  
Advanced $905.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
June 4, 2020
Regular $925.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
July 9, 2020

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    July 24, 2020 - July 26, 2020
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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 .

Passport Information

For International Travel

Passport requirements for international travel

Please note that all passengers traveling by air to or from the United States will be required to hold a valid passport. This 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.

Accommodation Registration

 

Please note:

  • For Mystic, the easiest way to reserve your hotel room is to book online thru this link:

  • Booking Link: click here

  • Please assist us and try this link rather than using the form below as we are hoping to transition to online hotel registration for all locations in the future.

Please only use the hotel request form below, if you are having problems with reserving your room thru the online hotel registration link. This form is sent to our office and it will take up to 1 week for our office to receive confirmation from the hotel and then send out a confirmation to you.

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.

Passport Information

For International Travel

Passport requirements for international travel

Please note that all passengers traveling by air to or from the United States will be required to hold a valid passport. This 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.