Eye-mergencies - Management of urgent eye cases
Correct identification and prompt treatment of sight-threatening eye conditions can save eyes! This webinar will describe how to perform a thorough eye exam with commonly available equipment, and will outline treatment options for frequently encountered ocular emergencies, including when to refer (and call in a specialist). Emergencies outlined will include acute glaucoma, lens luxation, corneal lacerations, melting ulcers and globe proptosis. The focus will be on providing different treatment options, particularly immediate stabilisation.
In case you have missed this webinar, you have the opportunity to watch a recorded version here
Vicki Liddle BVSc(Hons) MANZCVS(EMCC) FANZCVS(Ophthalmology)
Vicki graduated from the University of Queensland in 2007 and then completed a rotating internship at Queensland Veterinary Specialists and an ophthalmology internship and residency at Animal Eye Services in Brisbane. During this time she worked weekends in general practice and emergency medicine and obtained her membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in emergency medicine and critical care. Following her residency she has worked between Animal Eye Services, Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre and the Small Animal Specialist Hospital in Sydney. She is currently studying for fellowship examination in ophthalmology in 2015 and particularly enjoys ophthalmic emergencies and a corneal surgical challenge.