A wide range of ophthalmic diseases are diagnosed in cats, many of which are also diagnosed in dogs and other companion animal species. However, the unique causes and pathologies associated with feline eye diseases require the clinician to take a different and careful clinical approach. Lack of consideration for these unique aspects of feline eye disease may lead to choice of inappropriate therapy and lack of a desirable outcome. These two presentations will provide the small animal practitioner with best practices for examination of the feline eye as well as evidence-based guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of the most common feline eye conditions.
AccessRecorded Webinar and Q&A Session
Study Time / CPD2 hours
Access Duration12 months
This course is part of an Online Program in Feline Medicine consisting of 5 modules. Learn at your own pace! The course materials are all recorded and you have access for 12 months starting with your registration.
IEVS Certificate of Knowledge in Feline Medicine
Meet the Instructor
Dr. Seth Eaton
University of Wisconsin, United States
Seth Eaton received his veterinary degree with honors from the University of Pennsylvania. After internships in General Medicine Surgery and Ophthalmology at the Animal Medical Center in New York, he completed his residency in comparative ophthalmology at the University of California—Davis. He has been a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists since 2009. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Wisconsin—Madison, he established the ophthalmology service at Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (CUVS) in Stamford, Connecticut. He has also been a member of Ocular Services On Demand (OSOD) and EyeKorMerit, Inc., with involvement in preclinical ocular drug development and clinical trial management for human patients with orphan retinal diseases. His clinical and research interests include comparative ocular toxicology, melanocytic ocular disease, and comparative ocular oncology with a focus on equine squamous cell carcinoma and feline iris melanoma. His research has been published in Scientific Reports, the Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics (JOPT), and JAVMA. In addition to authoring several textbook chapters, he is also a contributor for the 6th edition of Gelatt’s Veterinary Ophthalmology and is a reviewer for Veterinary Ophthalmology, JAAHA, and JOPT.
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Feline Medicine: Module 5
Full Module 5
10 Webinars about Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Hematology, Dermatology incl. Certification Option & Recorded Q&A Sessions. Receive 30 € Discount.
Feline Medicine Cert.
Full Online Program
Book the full Feline Medicine Program with 58 Webinars incl. Q&A Sessions' Recordings and receive 265 € Discount & Advanced Certification Option!
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The Full Online Program in Feline Medicine is comprised of 58 webinars, which are divided into 5 modules. The webinars include the following topics:
Module 1Understanding Cats1) Cat friendly handling: From the cat's point of view, Dr. Scherk2) Cat friendly handling: Putting Purrspective into your practice, Dr. Scherk3) Cat friendly handling: Improving Client Compliance at home, Dr. Scherk
Preventive Health Care / Wellness4) Getting a meaningful history, Dr. Scherk5) How to work-up a case (SOAP), Dr. Scherk6) Life-Stage Wellness, Dr. Scherk7) Wellness Programs (First year of life, Senior screening), Dr. ScherkFeline Behaviour8) The Relevance of Behavioural Medicine to Feline Practice, Dr. Heath9) The Emotional Impact of Optimising the Feline Environment , Dr. Heath10) Common Behavioural Manifestations of Feline Emotional Distress, Dr. Heath
Module 2Nephrology and Lower Urinary Tract1) Understanding Feline Kidney Diseases: Old and New Thoughts, Dr. Scherk2) Lower Urinary Tract Health – Metabolism and Stress, Dr. Scherk3) Monitoring Hematuria to help manage Urinary Tract Health and Feline Welfare, Dr. Scherk
Nutrition4) Nutritional Needs for Felids, Dr. Chandler5) Nutritional Assessment – Developing a Feeding Plan, Dr. Chandler6) Obesity, Dr. Chandler7) Inappetence and Anorexia, Dr. Chandler8) Risks of Sarcopenia and Cachexia, Dr. ChandlerGastro-Intestinal System9) Chronic Feline Diarrhea: A frustrating Dilemma, Dr. Scherk10) Managing Constipation and Megacolon: Relieving a Hard Problem, Dr. Scherk11) Update in Feline Enteropathies, Dr. Scherk12) Cholecystitis, Biliary Tract Diseases, Dr. Scherk13) Liver (Lipidosis, Cholangitis), Dr. Scherk14) Pancreatitis, Dr. Scherk
Module 3Infectious Diseases1) Infectious Diseases 1, Prof. Lappin2) Infectious Diseases 2, Prof. Lappin3) Infectious Diseases 3, Prof. Lappin4) Infectious Diseases 4, Prof. LappinFeline Cardiology5) Cardiology 1, Dr. Estrada6) Cardiology 2, Dr. EstradaFeline Dentistry7) Inflammatory Oral Diseases: caudal stomatitis, periodontal disease, EGC, Dr. Gawor8) Dental diseases: TR, pulp diseases, malocclusion, trauma, FOPS., Dr. TuttPulmonary Diseases
9) Bronchopulmonary Disease in Cats - Asthma and Acute Respiratory Distress, Dr. Scherk10) Snots & Snuffles: Chronic Feline Upper Respiratory Syndromes, Dr. Scherk
11) Feline Diabetes Update: Insights in Diagnosis and Management 1, Dr. Scherk12) Feline Diabetes Update: Insights in Diagnosis and Management 2, Dr. Scherk13) Feline Hyperthyroidism Update: Managing Complicated Cases, Dr. Scherk14) What you should know about Hypothyroidism and Hyperaldosteronism in Cats, Dr. Scherk
Module 4Musculoskeletal Disease & Surgery1) Orthopedic Examination, Prof. Langley-Hobbs2) Musculoskeletal Disease: OA, DJD, Prof. Langley-Hobbs3) Soft Tissue Surgery, Prof. DupréAnaesthesiology and Pain Management4) Anesthesiology, Dr. Robertson5) Acute Pain Management, Dr. Robertson6) Chronic Pain Management, Dr. Robertson7) Neuropathic Pain Management, Dr. RobertsonEmergency and Critical Care8) Emergency and Critical Care 1: Triage, Dr. Sigrist9) Emergency and Critical Care 2: Approach to Common Emergency Case, Dr. Sigrist10) Emergency and Critical Care 3: Feline Fluid Therapy, Dr. Sigrist
Module 5Neurology1) Mental status and Cranial Nerves: Neurological Examination, Dr. Parent2) Gait & Posture, Postural Reactions, Spinal Reflexes: Neurological Examination, Dr. ParentOncology3) Oncology 1, Dr. Musser4) Oncology 2, Dr. MusserOphthalmology5) Best Practices for Feline Ophthalmic Examination, Dr. Eaton6) Most Common Ophthalmic Diseases in Cats, Dr. EatonDermatology
7) Feline Dermatology 1, Dr. Böhm8) Feline Dermatology 2, Dr. BöhmHematology
9) Hematology, Dr. Musil
10) Clinical Pathology and Lab Diagnosis, Dr. Guldner