Eye-Yi-Yi: Surviving Eye Emergencies
Ocular emergencies can be stressful to manage. However, prompt diagnosis and treatment may improve prognosis and retention of vision. This session will include a review of common ophthalmic emergencies encountered in small animal practice such as proptosis, acute glaucoma, anterior lens luxation, deep corneal ulceration, and eyelid laceration. Emphasis will be on diagnosis and case management, including recent advancements in the field.
- - Describe and recognize the clinical presentation of common ophthalmic emergencies in the small animal patient.
- - Formulate a treatment plan for proptosis, acute glaucoma, anterior lens luxation, deep corneal ulceration, and eyelid laceration management.
- - Understand how to appropriately monitor patients following common ophthalmic emergencies.