Continuing Education

Restoring Brilliance

Update on Dry Eye Disease

RACE-Approved 1-Hour CE Course

Course Overview: This presentation will be an in-depth discussion on tear film, dry eye disease and its effect on the eye, diagnosis, and medical treatment of quantitative and qualitative dry eye disease.

Caroline Betbeze — DVM, MS, DACVO

Dr. Betbeze is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and an associate clinical professor of comparative ophthalmology at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, her alma mater.

Clinical Management of Corneal Ulcers – Simple vs. Complicated

1.0 CE Credit Hour / Veterinarians & Veterinary Technicians

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the different types of corneal ulceration in domestic animals
  • Understand the potential causes for corneal ulceration in domestic animals
  • Understand common pitfalls of corneal ulcer management in private practice
  • Learn how to appropriately manage a superficial non-infected corneal ulcer (simple ulcer)
  • Recognize the main reasons for inappropriate healing of corneal ulceration in domestic animals (complicated ulcer)
  • Learn how to appropriately manage a ‘complicated ulcer’ in domestic animals
Lionel Sebbag, DVM, PhD, DACVOLionel Sebbag, DVM, PhD, DACVO
Dr. Sebbag obtained his veterinary medical degree (DVM) from the National Veterinary School of Toulouse (France). He then completed a rotating Internship at Kansas State University before pursuing a 4-year Residency in Comparative Ophthalmology at the University of California-Davis. After his residency training, Dr. Sebbag went to Iowa State University to complete a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences focused on pharmacology and ocular disease models. He now works as a faculty member in Ophthalmology at the Koret Veterinary School in Israel. His clinical and research interests include ocular surface diseases, tear film biology and innovations in drug delivery to the eye.

Ocular Emergencies


This presentation will be an in-depth discussion of true ophthalmic emergencies along with identification, appropriate diagnostics, and treatment options.

Key Learning Objectives

  • To identify and correctly treat a traumatic proptosis
  • To identify and correctly treat an anterior lens luxation
  • To identify an infected corneal ulcer and perform appropriate diagnostics/treatments
  • To identify primary glaucoma and treat primary glaucoma appropriately
  • To identify eyelid laceration and to repair laceration appropriately
  • To identify corneal foreign bodies and/or corneal perforations and confidently determine next appropriate steps

Master Course in Ophthalmology

Welcome to the Vet Candy master course in ophthalmology. This program focuses on reinforcing the essentials of veterinary ophthalmology and includes expert tips from Dr. DJ Haeussler, board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist.

The course is divided into eight modules. Once the modules are completed, you will need to pass a quiz to receive continuing education credit. You will also receive a certificate of completion and tools to help celebrate and share your accomplishment.

The program is RACE and NYS-approved for veterinary continuing education.

The Esssentials of Veterinary Opthalmology by Dr. DJ Haeussler

Veterinary Opthalmology

The Esssentials of Veterinary Opthalmology
by DR. DJ Haeussler

Continuing Education Information

This program is approved by AAVSB RACE and New York State for veterinary and veterinary technician CE credit (1487-42479).

To get your CE credits:

  1. Watch the show
  2. Join VetCandy and Pass this short quiz
  3. Print or save your certificate

This program 1487-43779 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 0.5 CE Credits, with a maximum of 0.5 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian or veterinary technician/technologist. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of medical and non medical using the delivery method of lecture/seminar .This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements. This program is also approved in the State of New York for 0.5 CE Credits.