IAEP Fall Meeting
Wednesday November 4th, 2015
8am - 5pm
6 hours of Continuing Education
Reservations Due by Wednesday October 21st, 2015
Dr. Dennis Brooks, DVM, PhD
Dr. 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 & 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, & has given over 300 lectures both nationally & 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 & Medal Recipient in 2007, and received the Frank J. Milne State of the Art Award at the AAEP in 2010. Dr. Brooks has extensive experience in amnion grafting, corneal transplantation & cataract surgeries of the horse.
He will be speaking about various topics in equine ophthalmology.
8:00 - 8:30 Registration & Visitation with Vendors
8:30 - 10:30 Eye Exam of the Horse
11:00 - 12:00 Corneal Haze: Immune Mediated Keratitis and Stromal Abscesses
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch / Business Meeting
1:30 - 3:30 Eye Emergencies of the Horse, including superficial and deep corneal ulcers
4:00 – 5:00 Equine Recurrent Uveitis (ERU)