This day of ophthalmology is for veterinarians wanting to expand their treatment options for emergency ocular cases. The content will be targeted towards veterinarians already familiar with ophthalmic examination and basic diagnostic techniques. During the morning we will review the most commonly encountered ocular emergencies including eyelid disorders, corneal ulceration, infected and non-infected uveitis, glaucoma, acute vision loss, orbital abscess and cellulitis, proptosis.
At the end of this workshop delegates should be able to:
- Eyelid tacking
- Eyelid laceration repair, triangle-triangle graft
- Lateral canthotomy and temporary tarsorraphy (proptosis repair)
- 360 degree conjunctival graft
- Oral orbital abscess drainage
Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. Registered
Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology. BVSc MVSc CertVOphthal MANZCVS Dip ECVO
Kellam graduated from Massey University in 2006 and worked in general practice for several years. He traveled to the UK to complete the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Ophthalmology in 2011. From 2013-2018 Kellam underwent a residency training program under the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ECVO) based in Adelaide.
He sat and passed ECVO diploma examinations in early 2019 and is now a registered specialist in veterinary ophthalmology. He also completed his Masters in Veterinary Science in 2017 at Massey University. Kellam is based in clinical practice in Wellington, New Zealand. Kellam has provided CPD seminars to local veterinarians and Massey University interns for several years and has presented a variety of ophthalmic topics at local (NZVA) and international conferences.
Value to your practice
Achieve better outcomes for your patients. Reinforce your clinics reputation as a centre of excellence. Improve the skill-set and contentment of your whole team by optimising case management.
Learning the techniques involved at this hands-on workshop will allow you to offer this service to your clients.
There are 2 suggested accommodation options which are a 5 minute drive from the workshop venue and 15 minutes to Auckland airport, including:
Start date: August 13, 2021
End date: August 13, 2021
Start time: 08:30
End time: 17:00
Venue: Kahuvet Education Centre, Wiri, Auckland
Coordinates: -37.004418, 174.866307
Directions: Unit 2B, 23 Ash Road, Wiri, Auckland 2104