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HVVMS CE Event: Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease in Dogs and Cats

HVVMS CE Event: Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease in Dogs and Cats

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

Presented by: Alex LoPinto, DVM

This presentation will review the relevant anatomy, steps of a proper eye exam, and the common ocular presentations of systemic diseases in dogs and cats. The systemic diseases can be summarized within the following categories:  cardiovascular, hematologic, metabolic, infectious, neoplastic, nutritional, and toxicities. For each category, we will discuss the expected clinical signs, helpful diagnostics, differential diagnoses, treatment options, and potential outcome. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Know the steps of an eye exam and how it can be used as part of a thorough physical exam.
  2. Understand the common ocular signs when there is systemic disease present.
  3. Discuss differential diagnoses, as well as the treatment options, for a variety of systemic diseases.


June 14
6:00 PM Registration & Cocktail Hour
7:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Lecture

For More Information:

New York State Veterinary Medical Society (518)869-8766

Alex LoPinto is the founder and Medical Director of the Veterinary Eye Center of New York City. A graduate of New York University and then Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, he completed a rotating internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey, prior to his ophthalmology training. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and became a board certified veterinary ophthalmologist upon completion in 2017. After residency, Dr. LoPinto headed the Ophthalmology Department at VERG, a busy specialty hospital in Brooklyn. Dr. LoPinto launched the Veterinary Eye Center of NYC in 2021 and has grown the practice to include 4 veterinarians over two locations in the New York City area.

Lecture generously sponsored by: