Equine Corneal Disease | Centre for Veterinary Education

Equine Corneal Disease

This podcast will discuss the importance of a full equine ocular examination in recognising and correctly diagnosing common equine corneal conditions.

The aim of this podcast is to provide an overview of the equine ocular examination and to assist you in developing and refining your approach to the diagnosis and management of corneal disease in the equine patient.

Learning Outcomes

Following this podcast, you will be able to:

  • Describe the etiopathogenesis of common equine ophthalmic conditions in your practice, to include corneal disease, anterior uveitis, posterior uveitis and ocular trauma

  • Develop a logical, systematic, comprehensive approach to approach the work-up equine ophthalmic disease

  • Confidently perform and interpret ophthalmic diagnostic testing

  • Improve management and the outcomes of challenging ophthalmic cases

  • Prescribe appropriate topical and systemic medications to effectively treat equine ophthalmic disease.

Course Delivery

This PodcastPLUS comes with:

  • Access to a pre-recorded video podcast

  • A discussion forum for conversation, debate and information exchange with your peers and tutor

  • Access to further reading and/or resources 

  • A self-assessed multiple choice quiz to qualify for CPD

  • An electronic certificate available for download upon successful completion of the quiz


Thursday 22 March - Wednesday 4 April 2018
Delivered Online



Heather Kaese graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed a rotating internship in Large Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph, Canada. Heather completed a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine and achieved a Master’s degree in Comparative Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota. In 2003 Heather joined Eye Care for Animals in Chicago and completed a residency in Comparative Ophthalmology. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. She recently joined Robin Stnaley at a dedicated ophthalmology clinic in Melbourne. Her research and practice interests include equine recurrent uveitis and companion animal corneal disease. Heather and her husband enjoy travel and hiking with their Chesapeake Bay Retriever.

Course Fees

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*Members include: Practice, Professional, Part-time, Recent Graduate, Academic and Student members