Does a patient presenting for a red eye make you want to run for the hills? Or, are you fascinated by this beautiful, tiny organ and want to learn more? Regardless of where you stand, join us for a day of practical, fun, and engaging ophthalmology lectures. Our goal is for you to leave with tools that you can apply to your next Ophthalmology patient!
Getting the Most Out of Your Ocular Exam
It all starts with a thorough and accurate exam! A review of the systematic approach to basic ocular diagnostics, the neuro-ophthalmic exam and the complete ophthalmic exam.
All the Colors of the Rainbow: Formulating Differential Diagnoses Based on Color
Using the idea that the ocular exam reflects live pathology of the eye, we will discuss how different colour changes and exam findings can help point you towards a diagnosis. In this lecture, we will discuss the “red eye” as well as the “blue,” “black” and “white” eye.
Neo/Poly/Dex and Beyond: What Ophthalmology Essentials to Stock In Your Pharmacy
The insider’s guide to ocular medications, as well as when to and when not to use them.
Are Dogs From Venus and Cats From Mars?! An Overview of Common Feline Ocular Diseases
A review of feline herpesvirus, corneal sequestrum, feline uveitis, and feline glaucoma. The emphasis will be on feline herpesvirus
The Windshield of the Eye: Corneal Diseases in Dogs
A review of ulcerative (superficial, complex and deep) and non-ulcerative (immune-mediated, degenerative, dystrophic) diseases of the canine eye.
Ocular 9-1-1: Houston We have an Ocular Emergency
A review of common ocular emergencies including eyelid lacerations, lens luxations, corneal foreign bodies, and glaucoma. While referral options will be presented, we will also discuss treatment strategies for when referral is not a possibility.
Putting Some Fun Back in Fundus: A Review of the Fundic Exam and of the Approach to Acute Blindness
A review of the fundic exam and of the major causes of acute blindness in dogs and cats