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)
A Brisbane local, Vicki graduated from the University of Queensland in 2007 with first class honours, the ASAVA Small Animal Medicine Award and the Australian Veterinary Practitioner Essay Prize. She then completed a rotating internship at Queensland Veterinary Specialists in 2008.
Following her passion, she undertook an ophthalmology internship and residency at Animal Eye Services within VSS Underwood. She worked as an ophthalmology registrar at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital in Sydney and returned to Brisbane and worked as an ophthalmologist at Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre and at Veterinary Specialist Services Jindalee currently.
She was awarded her membership of ANZCVS in emergency medicine and critical care in 2011 and her fellowship in veterinary ophthalmology in 2016. She has peer reviewed publications in the AVP, AVJ and Veterinary Ophthalmology.
Vicki enjoys all aspects of ophthalmology, particularly a surgical challenge and helping others understand the function and beauty of the eye.