Veterinary Ophthalmology (VSAC 462.1)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
VSAC 462 02 January 2018 Marina Leis
VSAC 462 02 January 2017 Bianca Bauer
VSAC 462 02 January 2016


A comprehensive course designed to provide the veterinary student with a basic knowledge and skill level pertaining to ocular disease in large and small animals. The course will cover topics such as ocular anatomy and physiology, the basic components of the ophthalmic examination, causes of red eye, vision and blindness, eyelid, third eyelid, and nasolacrimal disease, ocular neoplasia, and ophthalmic surgery techniques for general practice. Laboratories will cover ophthalmic examination in small animals (dogs and cats) and in the horse.


Successful completion of Year 2 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.

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