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Ophthalmology Master Class: Conquering Eyeball Anxiety

General Course: May 19-22, 2024

22 CE credit hours (RACE approved) | $2,300

Advanced Course: May 19-24, 2024 

30 CE credit hours (RACE approved) | $4,950

Course Description

In this in-depth course we will explore the eye in all aspects. Polish and improve your exam, photography and cytology skills to become a corneal ulcer master! Over the four days, we will review common diseases and discuss related cases. With small group discussions, get your burning questions answered! The last day is devoted to surgery and concludes with a surgery wet lab where you can gain confidence in private practice procedures.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, all attendees will:

  • Be able to perform and understand a thorough ophthalmic exam including troubleshooting diagnostics.
  • Multiple techniques for entropion repair, cherry eye repair and indolent ulcer treatment
  • Improved understanding of referral and triage for emergency cases

Course Leader

Kate Myrna, DVM, MS, DACVO

Dr. Kate Myrna has a BA from Vassar College in 1998 and received her DVM from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. After a rotating internship in Saskatchewan and specialty internship, Dr. Myrna completed a Residency and Masters degree in Comparative Ophthalmology at the University of Wisconsin in 2010 . Dr. Myrna has been teaching at the University of Georgia since the completion of her residency. She has been recognized for her teaching and engaging lecture style through the Zoetis Distinguished Teaching award, multiple student teaching awards and a Lilly Teaching Fellowship. In 2020 she received the VMX speaker of the year award for small animal. As all academicians do, Dr. Myrna balances teaching, mentoring residents, leading the ophthalmology service and furthering research.


  • Colleen Sheridan, DVM, DACVO
  • Ellison Bentley, DVM, DACVO
  • Caroline Betbeze, DVM, MS, DACVO

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