• Practical Approaches to Small Animal Ophthalmology

    Fee: $4,150 (lodging and meals included)*

    32 CE credit hours (RACE approved)

    * Prices increase after March 31, 2017. 

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    This course is designed to refresh primary care practitioners on the essentials of clinical ophthalmology and to provide updates on the latest treatment options for a variety of ophthalmic conditions. The format is a mixture of lectures and discussions, combined with hands-on laboratories which provide the opportunity to practice examination, diagnostic and surgical techniques to orbital, adnexal and corneal conditions. Interactive case discussions will be featured prominently. Participants are invited to submit images of their own ophthalmology cases for discussion.




    After completing this course, participants will be able to:




    NAVC Institute Instructor, Caryn E. Plummer

    Caryn E. Plummer, DVM, DACVO

    Caryn E. Plummer, DVM, DACVO

    Dr. Plummer is a 2002 graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Following internship training at Michigan State University, she returned to UF for a residency in comparative ophthalmology. She received board certification from the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 2006 and remained on faculty at UF following her residency. She coordinates the ophthalmic surgery laboratories at the annual NAVC Conference in Orlando, FL. She has also participated in the NAVC Equine Ophthalmology In-Depth Seminar and Laboratories, and coordinated ophthalmology courses at the NAVC Institute. Her main research interests include corneal disease and glaucoma. She lives with her husband, who is also a veterinarian, an elderly but distinguished domestic long hair named Dimitri (so much fur!!) and Maevis the Frenchie. She spends her free time outdoors, hiking, scuba diving or reading.


    Mary Belle Glaze, DVM, DACVO
    Shari M. Greenberg, DVM, DACVO
    Bianca da Costa Martins, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVO

    Recommended Supplemental Reading:

    1. Wiley-Blackwell, Gelatt 2013, 5th edition, Veterinary Ophthalmology.

    2. Saunders-Elsevier, Gelatt 2011, 1st edition, Veterinary Ophthalmic Surgery.

    3. Elsevier Maggs, Miller 2012, 5th edition, Slatter’s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology.


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