'Consult with Dr. Dennis Brooks' – Part 2: Equine Ophthalmy Beyond Basics
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This 3-hour interactive live-stream is aimed at veterinarians with a working knowledge and experience in equine ophthalmology. World-renowned Dr. Dennis Brooks will share his thoughts and approach to more advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures/techniques with the aid of detailed video demonstrations. The interactive format will allow participants to ask questions and share their own experience.
List of demonstration procedures that will be covered through videos:
- Use of a slitlamp: images & videos
- How to perform indirect ophthalmoscopy: videos
- Tonometry – rebound or applanation: images & videos
- Orbital nerve block: images, videos & discussions
- Nasolacrimal cannulation:images
- How to perform aqueocentesis & intravitreal injection: images & videos
- Corneal diamond burr procedure for corneal disease: images & videos
- Collagen cross linking in the horse – a new procedure: images & discussions
- Corneal glue for microleaks with deep ulcers: images & discussions
- Evaluation of retinal disease in the horse: videos
- Ultrasound examination of the equine eye:images
- Basic ophthalmic surgery of the horse cornea: images & videos
DVM, PhD, Dipl.ACVO - United States
American Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Dennis E. Brooks passed the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1984. Dr Brooks received a PhD in 1987 from the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. Dr Brooks has been a scientist and clinician in academia and is a Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology. He was the President of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists from 1997-1998. Dr Brooks has written over 170 academic scientific publications, 76 book chapters, received $2.3 million in research grants, and has given over 300 lectures both nationally and internationally in comparative ophthalmology. His book, Equine Ophthalmology, was published in 2002 and again in 2008. A book Small Animal Ophthalmology was published in 2011. He received the British Equine Veterinary Association’s Sir Frederick Smith Memorial Lecture and Medal Recipient in 2007, and received the Frank J. Milne State of the Art Award of the American Association of Equine Practitioners in 2010. Dr Brooks has extensive experience in amnion grafting, corneal transplantation and cataract surgeries of the horse.