In the Field: Accomplishing a Complete Ambulatory Equine Eye Exam (1 CE hour)
This lecture will focus on tips and tricks to completing an equine eye exam in the field. It will review all the components of the eye exam including the components of the neurophthalmic exam, Schirmer tear testing, tonometry, fluorescein stain, anterior segment photography and retinal examination.
Back to the Basics: The Complete Small Animal Eye Exam (1 CE hour)
This lecture will focus on tips and tricks to completing a small animal eye exam. It will review technical holding for an eye exam as well as all the components of the eye exam including the components of the neurophthalmic exam, Schirmer tear testing, tonometry, fluorescein stain, anterior segment photography and retinal examination.
In the Field: What Am I looking At? Equine Case-based (2 CE hours)
This two-part lecture will focus on 6-8 common presenting complaints in horses with ocular concerns. During each case we will review photos and/or video footage of the horse and eye, neurophthalmic examination results, ocular diagnostic testing results, additional recommended diagnostic results, diagnosis and treatment options. Examples of diseases reviewed will include corneal ulcerations, equine recurrent uveitis, squamous cell carcinoma, cataracts and more.
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Taking the Pain Out of Corneal Ulcers (1 CE hour)
This lecture will focus on diagnosis and treatment of corneal ulcerations in small animals, predominantly dogs. We will discuss underlying causes to investigate, simple vs complicated corneal ulcerations, corneal cytology, and treatment.
Eyes on Fire! Tackling the Red Eye (1 CE hour)
This lecture will present various causes of red eyes in small animals and review diseases such as anterior uveitis, conjunctivitis, dry eye, pannus and episcleritis and discuss underlying causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Feeling Blue? Tackling the Blue Eye (1 CE hour)
This lecture will present various causes of blue eyes or corneal edema in small animals. It will discuss the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions such as glaucoma, endothelial degeneration, and corneal ulceration.
Seeing the World through a Different Lens (1 CE hour)
This lecture will discuss diseases of the lens – predominantly cataracts and lens luxation. If you have difficulty differentiating cataracts from lenticular sclerosis, this is the lecture for you! Topics such as treatment of lens induced uveitis, referral for cataract surgery, and treatment for lens luxation will be reviewed.
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cat Got Your Tongue? Mastering Feline Ophthalmology (1 CE hour)
Feline ophthalmology is often a bit of a different beast! This lecture will review common diseases we see affecting our feline friends including feline herpes virus, eosinophilic keratitis, and anterior uveitis.
Oh no! Not Another Ophtho…. Emergency: Small Animal ER Case-based (1 CE hour)
Many veterinarians feel a sense of dread around eye cases, especially emergencies. This is a case-based lecture that will review a few common cases that may present on emergency.
It’s Gotta Go – Small Animal Enucleation How-To (1 CE hour)
Sometimes all the medicine in the world can’t fix an eye, and it’s time for us to say goodbye. This lecture will review all components of the small animal enucleation from how to decide it’s time to take it out, to how to prepare the eye for surgery, to post-operative treatment and complications. This lecture includes extensive video content on each step of surgery.
Q&A Discussion: Small Animal and Equine Ophthalmology (1 CE hour)
Close out the weekend with a Q&A discussion of any small animal and equine ophthalmology questions.
Dr. Brittany Martabano is a board certified veterinary ophthalmologist based in Denver, Colorado. She is originally from New York where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science at Cornell University. She attended the University of Florida for veterinary school where she found her love of veterinary ophthalmology. She completed a small animal rotating internship at North Carolina State University and then an ophthalmology internship, residency and Master’s degree at Colorado State University. Dr. Martabano has a passion for teaching ophthalmology and enjoys empowering general practitioners with tools and information to recognize and treat common ophthalmic diseases. She currently treats small animals as an associate veterinary ophthalmologist at BluePearl in Lafayette, CO and treats horses through her own business, Summit Equine Eye Services. She sees horses predominantly out of Littleton Equine Medical Center as well as with general practitioners during farm calls. She offers case consultations for veterinarians outside of her referral area.
Dr. Martabano looks forward to sharing her love and enthusiasm for ophthalmology with SkiCE participants and encourages everyone to come armed with questions and cases!
The Steamboat Grand
2300 Mt. Werner Circle
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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