Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
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.
|Registration:||Friday May 14, 2021||7:15 am – 8:00 am|
|Continental breakfast:||Daily||7:15 am – 8:00 am|
|Lectures:||Friday May 14
Saturday May 15
Sunday May 16
|8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
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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