SEPTEMBER 17  VIRTUAL CE  7.2 SCIENTIFIC CE CREDITS

Welcome

During this one-day continuing education opportunity, instructor Dennis Brooks, DVM, PhD, DACVO, will go over horse eye examination techniques including ocular nerve blocks, use of colors in making a diagnosis of horse corneal diseases, phoneoscopy, tonometry, fluorescein dye testing and retinal examination methods. In addition, corneal healing and medical and surgical management of superficial and deep corneal ulcers; nonulcerative keratitis; and the diagnosis and management of uveitis will be covered.

Featured Speaker

Dennis E. Brooks

 

DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVO
Florida

Dr. Dennis E. Brooks is a 1980 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. He passed the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) in 1984, and received a PhD from the University of Florida College Of Medicine in 1987.

Dr. Brooks has written many scientific publications and book chapters, given over 300 lectures both nationally and internationally, and published a book, Equine Ophthalmology, in 2002 and 2008. He was the 2007 British Equine Veterinary Association’s Sir Frederick Smith Memorial Lecture and Medal Recipient and received the Frank J. Milne State of the Art Award of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) in 2010. The AAEP also gave him its Distinguished Educator Award in 2016.

Dr. Brooks operates an equine ophthalmology consulting service, BrooksEyes LLC, in Florida and Texas. He has extensive experience in corneal diseases of the horse.

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Event Schedule

September 17 / 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m.

Registration

9:00 a.m.

Program Begins

Examination Techniques of the Horse Eye

The instructor will discuss ocular nerve blocks, use of colors in making a diagnosis of horse corneal diseases, phoneoscopy, tonometry, fluorescein dye testing and retinal examination methods.

Corneal Healing and Ulcers

Corneal healing and medical and surgical ​management of superficial and deep corneal ulcers in the horse will be discussed in detail for the general practitioners.

Non-Ulcerative Keratitis

Non-ulcerative keratitis in the horse has many forms and will be discussed due to the increase in diagnosis of these conditions.

Equine Uveitis

The diagnosis and management of uveitis in the horse related to the immune-mediated equine recurrent uveitis (ERU) and to non-immune causes of uveitis as seen with corneal ulcers will be discussed.

4:30 p.m.

Adjourn

Pricing

  • Member

  • $155
  • Pre-registration required. The WVMA must be made aware of substitutions prior to the date of the event. No refunds.

  • Non-Member

  • $ 225
  • Pre-registration required. The WVMA must be made aware of substitutions prior to the date of the event. No refunds.

  • Student Member

  • $ 25
  • Pre-registration required. The WVMA must be made aware of substitutions prior to the date of the event. No refunds.

  • Student Non-Member

  • $ 75
  • Pre-registration required. The WVMA must be made aware of substitutions prior to the date of the event. No refunds.

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