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Sunday, August 13 • 8:15am - 9:05am
Pearls of the ophthalmic exam

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Never were the famous words “More is missed through not seeing than not knowing” more apt than for the ophthalmic exam. While it is undoubtedly important to know how to treat disease, without a diagnosis or with the incorrect diagnosis, treatment is often ineffective or worse. Although historical data may provide essential clues to the diagnosis, ready visualization of almost all parts of the eye means nothing can replace a complete examination. Fortunately, reaching an ophthalmic diagnosis relies almost completely on performing a thorough ophthalmic examination, which can be done with the simplest of instrumentation. In fact, a revealing ophthalmic examination is readily performed with just 4 guidelines, 4 skills, and equipment that is almost certainly already in your clinic.

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David Maggs

Professor, Comparative Ophthalmology, University of California Davis
David J. Maggs BVSc Hons, Diplomate ACVOProfessor, Comparative OphthalmologyUniversity of California DavisDavis CA 95616Following graduation from the University of Melbourne in 1988, David spent 5 years in mixed practice throughout Australia, England, Scotland, and Wales. He then... Read More →

Sunday August 13, 2017 8:15am - 9:05am AEST
Central B/C