Webinar Series – In-Depth Equine Ophthalmology - Module 8: Advanced Ophthalmic Surgery in Horses: Amnion and Conjunctival Grafting, PK, DLEK, Iris Prolapse Repair & Lens Removal


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Venue: On-Demand Webinar Series
Contact Hours: 3 Hours
Course Language: English
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Qualified Vet USD 140.00 -
Veterinary Student USD 30.00 -
Vet. Nurse / Vet. Technician USD 100.00 -
Intern/Resident (Requires Certification from Clinic) USD 100.00 -

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Webinar Series – In-Depth Equine Ophthalmology with Drs. Dennis Brooks & Brian Gilger – Module 8: Advanced Ophthalmic Surgery in Horses: Amnion and Conjunctival Grafting, PK, DLEK, Iris Prolapse Repair & Lens Removal (Recorded May 2021)

 

This module consists of a 2-hour lecture on the topic by Dr. Brian Gilger, followed by 30 minutes of video case presentations by Dr.  Dennis Brooks. This will be rounded off with a 30-minute Question & Answer Session where you can interact with both Dr. Dennis Brooks and Dr. Brian Gilger to your heart’s content

 

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION

Module 8 – Advanced Ophthalmic Surgery in Horses: Amnion and Conjunctival Grafting, PK, DLEK, Iris Prolapse Repair & Lens Removal

This seminar is for equine veterinarians needing experience performing and/or caring for horses that need major corneal surgery, or lens removal surgery. An understanding what can be done for the horse eye is important to veterinarians at all experience levels but may particularly interest experienced veterinarians and veterinary ophthalmologists.

 

 

Webinar Series Registration:   Once you have registered and upon payment, you will receive the link to access the on-demand recording for a period of 8 weeks. The registration fee includes extensive electronic course notes. If you wish to receive a Certificate of Attendance after having viewed the webinar, please get in touch with us and we will send it to you electronically. After having taken and passed a multiple-choice question quiz, an additional certificate can be provided which confirms that the quiz was successfully completed. This certificate may then be used to request accreditation points from your local governing body / Veterinary Medical Association.

 

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    Brian Gilger
    DVM, MS, Dipl.ACVO, Dipl.ABT, FARVO

    United States

    American Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
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    Brian is a native of Akron, Ohio, USA and received his veterinary degree from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. After a 1-year internship at The Animal Medical Center in New York City and a 3-year ophthalmology residency at Auburn University in Alabama, he returned to The Ohio State University as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology in 1992. In October of 1995, Brian joined the faculty at North Carolina State University as an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and is now a Professor of Ophthalmology and head of clinical ophthalmology at NC State University. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology. Brian is the immediate past president of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. His clinical interests include treatment of equine recurrent uveitis, corneal disease, and intraocular surgery. Brian's main research interest is ocular immunology, imaging, and drug delivery. He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications, 30 book chapters, and 3 books, including two editions of 'Equine Ophthalmology'. He is also the co-founder of the International Equine Ophthalmology Consortium and serves as a member of its governing board. 

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    Dennis Brooks
    DVM, PhD, Dipl.ACVO

    United States

    American Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
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    Dennis E. Brooks passed the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1984. Dr Brooks received a PhD in 1987 from the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. Dr Brooks has been a scientist and clinician in academia and is a Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology. He was the President of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists from 1997-1998. Dr Brooks has written over 170 academic scientific publications, 76 book chapters, received $2.3 million in research grants, and has given over 300 lectures both nationally and internationally in comparative ophthalmology. His book, Equine Ophthalmology, was published in 2002 and again in 2008. A book Small Animal Ophthalmology was published in 2011. He received the British Equine Veterinary Association’s Sir Frederick Smith Memorial Lecture and Medal Recipient in 2007, and received the Frank J. Milne State of the Art Award of the American Association of Equine Practitioners in 2010. Dr Brooks has extensive experience in amnion grafting, corneal transplantation and cataract surgeries of the horse.

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