AVA (Victorian Division) 2019 State Conference
Thursday, 14 November 2019
Mantra Bell City, 215 Bell Street, Preston

AVA (Victorian Division) 2019 State Conference


Thursday 14 November 2019


8.00-8.30am: Registration and Trade Exhibition open

8.30-5.30pm: Conference Sessions

5.30-6.00pm: AVA Victorian Division Annual Meeting

6.00-7.00pm: Drinks and Canapes in Trade Exhibition area


Mantra Bell City, 215 Bell Street, Preston


Ophthamology - Keeping an eye on things

Keynote Speaker:

Dr David Maggs, BVSc (Hons)  

David Maggs graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1988, and spent 5 years in mixed practice in Australia, England, Scotland, and Wales. He then completed small animal and equine internships at Colorado State University and a research fellowship and comparative ophthalmology residency at the University of Missouri. He joined the faculty at the University of California-Davis in 2000. He is an author of Slatter’s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology (now in its 5th edition), an editorial board member for the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, a founding board member of the American Board of Veterinary Ophthalmology, and the 2012 WVC Small Animal Continuing Educator of the year. David’s major interests are infectious ocular disease and ocular surface disease.

Other Specialist Speakers:

Each of the three eye specialist centres in Melbourne will be represented and presenting on the day:

Dr. Hayley Volk - Melbourne Eye Vet
Dr Andrew Turner - All Animal Eye Services
Drs Robin Stanley & Heather Kease - Animal Eye Care

One Day Program:

  • Pearls of the ophthalmic examination - Dr David Maggs
  • The cornea - so much to see and do - Dr Andrew Turner
  • Diagnosing and treating anterior uveltis in dogs and cats - Dr David Maggs
  • Identifying feline ophthalmic conditions - Dr Hayley Volk
  • Canine glaucoma - asking and answering the 3 glaucoma questions - Dr David Maggs
  • Conjunctivitis and dry eye - Dr Robin Stanley/Dr Heather Kease
  • What's new in the ocular pharmacy? - Dr David Maggs


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