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Advanced Ophthalmology Lectures (online), On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions

VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development

8 months ago

Date: Tuesday 5th April, 2022 - Wednesday 6th April, 2022
Start time: 10:51 AM - 10:51 AM
Cost: FREE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONThis course was devised for equine practitioners with a good working knowledge in equine ophthalmology and provides an update on recent developments in the field. The speaker panel consisting of 2 of the most highly respected and experienced equine ophthalmologists worldwide will be discussing the current thinking on pathophysiology of different conditions affecting the equine eye and will cover established and recently developed cutting-edge diagnostic / therapeutic techniques and medications through lectures and in particular via wetlabs. To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first worked through the corresponding online Lecture Series Advanced Ophthalmology':If you have already purchased the Lecture Series independently of the On-Location Portion, please contact the office on for a voucher code to reduce the price accordingly.The speakers / instructors on this course are leaders in the field of equine rehabilitation worldwide and will be discussing the following topics interactively with the attendees:SpeakerTitleDurationM. de Linde HenriksenRecent Developments in Ophthalmic Diagnostics & Therapeutics Part I50 minRichard McMullenRecent Developments in Ophthalmic Diagnostics & Therapeutics Part II50 minRichard McMullenEquine Uveitis Understanding a Complex Disease50 minRichard McMullenEquine Uveitis A Rational Approach to Treatment50 minM. de Linde HenriksenCorneal Healing &Ulcer Management50 minM. de Linde HenriksenCorneal Surgery When, why & how?50 minM. de Linde HenriksenNon-Ulcerative & Immune Mediated Keratitis50 minM. de Linde HenriksenOcular Neoplasia Optimal Approaches to Therapy50 minRichard McMullenDiagnostic Ocular Ultrasound & Digital Infrared Photography50 minRichard McMullenThe Posterior Eye & The Pre-Purchase Examination50 minDay 1 starts at 15:00h with 3 hours of interactive Case-Discussions, Q&A which will give attendees the unique opportunity to apply what they have learned during Lecture Series in discussion with the world-renowned specialists. This will then be followed by the obligatory Wine & Cheese Reception allowing for attendees to socialise with colleagues and the speakers/instructors.On the second day, 7 hours ofpractical sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses and equine specimens and to ask questions in a relaxed atmosphere in small groups (2 4 attendees), all under the supervision of the specialists. Plenty of clinical cases will be available which will be examined together with the experts. Attendees will furthermore be able to choose which diagnostic and therapeutic techniques they would like to have demonstrated and train on equine specimens: Ophthalmologic & Surgical Procedures Attendees to choose: Nerve blocks, lavage system placement, eyelid laceration repair (emergency situations), keratotomy, temporary tarsorrhaphy & enucleationOcular Ultrasound- live horsesExamination of Horses with Eye Problems live horsesPre-Purchase Examination Case DiscussionsAttendees can furthermore bring challenging or undiagnosed cases to the course, which will be worked up by the attendees under the supervision of the specialists. At the end of Day 1 a vitrectomy demonstration might be given on a clinical case. The course fee includes, coffee/tea breaks, a wine & cheese reception, lunch at a restaurant and a certificate of attendance. To participate in the On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions, attendees are required to have first worked through the Lecture Series (included in the price). Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the highly practical nature of this course.

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Dierenkliniek Equinox

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