Lecturer: Sally Turner
Feline ophthalmology presents its own unique challenges compared to their canine counterparts, including the role systemic disease and viruses can play in many ophthalmic diseases. The course will start with hints and tips on how to get the most from your ophthalmic exam, then move on to discussing common ophthalmological presentations in cats, how to perform a logical work-up, what treatment options are available and what to do when they don’t work! Case-based discussions with plenty of images will ensure that you go back to practice confident to tackle the next ophthalmology cases that come through the door.
Topics to be covered include:
- Examining cats’ eyes – tips to get the most from your ophthalmoscope!
- Feline Herpes Virus
- Key points in feline ulcers
- Non-ulcerative corneal problems in cats
- Uveitis in cats
- Things that go wrong in the fundus