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Everyday Ophthalmic Surgery

University of Nottingham

1 year ago

Date: Monday 17th June, 2024 - Monday 17th June, 2024
Start time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Duration: 8 hour(s)
Cost: £637.5

This practical day will give you the confidence and knowledge to perform accurate eyelid surgery. We will concentrate on situations common in general practice such as eyelid mass removal, entropion surgery, third eyelid gland replacement and keratotomy procedures with contact lens placement. The day will provide a combination of theory and practical content, with plenty of opportunity for hands-on surgical practice on cadavers, including the use of magnification to improve your microsurgical skills.
Topics to be covered:
• Preparing yourself, your patient and your instrumentation for surgery
• Wedge resection and entropion techniques in dogs and cats
• Third eyelid surgery for cherry eye replacement and scrolled cartilage repair
• Options for keratotomy in non-healing ulcers
• Improving your enucleation technique
By the end of the day you will be able to:
• Identify and select correct instrumentation for specific ophthalmic procedures
• Achieve good eyelid margin apposition following eyelid mass removal
• Explain the principles of appropriate entropion correction
• Identify when keratotomy procedures are appropriate for treating non-healing ulcers
• Appreciate different methods for removing the eye and improve your surgical technique

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at general practitioners who would like to enhance their ophthalmic surgical skills and improve their patient outcomes. This day is designed to be highly applicable to first opinion practice, providing tips and tricks to improve your techniques and avoid potential complications.

The Speakers

Lorraine Fleming, consultant in Ophthalmology at Dick White Referrals. <br /> Lorraine graduated from RVC in 1990 and gained the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Ophthalmology in 1994. She spent 11 years at the Animal Health Trust and was involved in clinical work, research and teaching as well as being Head of Ophthalmology.<br /> <br /> Lucy Hughes, Clinical Assistant Professor in Veterinary Education.<br /> <br /> CLINICAL AFFILIATIONS<br /> RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Ophthalmology<br /> CLINICAL INTERESTS<br /> Small animal ophthalmology

The Venue

School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington, Loughborough, LE12 5RD.

The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science is based at the Sutton Bonnington Campus of the University of Nottingham. The Sutton Bonington Campus encompasses world-leading laboratories and specialist facilities for studying biosciences and veterinary medicine.

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

8 hours

Registration and Booking

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