Eyelid surgery and enucleation in dogs & cats

This course involves teaching the basics of common eyelid surgery, from pre-op assessment to good surgical techniques. Highly practical in nature, the interactive wetlab will give the opportunity to perfect the skills learned.

Speaker: Natasha Mitchell MVB DVOphthal MRCVS

What previous delegates have said about this course:

"Another useful + well delivered course at Duggan Veterinary. The facilities + service are excellent. A great speaker + wonderful, helpful staff." 

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Eyelid surgery and enucleation in dogs & cats

Duration: 1 day

Level: Pending Approval by VCI

  • 1 day
  • Tue 12 Sep 2023 | 09:00 - 17:00

Ocular surgery can be challenging because of the need to be very precise. . The different approach required in feline patients will be discussed. A very straight-forward enucleation technique will be taught. Tips on positioning, surgical instrumentation, suture material, techniques and using loupes will be given.

Procedures being covered on the day include:

  • Replacement of prolapsed nictitans glands (cherry eye)
  • Temporary tarsorrhaphy and proptosis
  • Eyelid laceration
  • Eyelid tumour resection
  • Entropion correction
  • Enucleation