Ophthalmic Surgery

The success of this workshop comes from Charlotte’s experience with thousands of lid, third eyelid and ocular surgeries in many different species over the past 25 years.  Practicing ophthalmic surgery in a small, relaxed group setting with one on one instruction is a sure step to more comfort and confidence in ones ophthalmic surgery skills.

RACE credits = 7.5


Not yet scheduled

           What Is It?

This 1 day workshop focuses on:

  • The theory and practice of a series of common ophthalmic surgeries.
  • How to achieve the best cosmetic results after eyelid mass removal and ectropion surgery
  • How to perform an enucleation without complications
  • When, why and how to do a grid keratotomy
  • Which procedures to choose to effectively tack the cherry eye.

Learn to do these surgeries in this fun, intimate, interactive, and hands-on workshop. You will leave having increased comfort and confidence to do these surgeries in your own practice.

Who Is This Course For?

This course is ideal for practitioners who are interested in ophthalmic surgery and who want to learn or refresh the theory and technique of the described surgeries to perform them in their own practice, while recognizing the cases that would benefit from referral.

Dr. Charlotte Keller

  • Diplomate American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologist
  • Diplomate European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologist

Dr. Charlotte Keller came to B.C. from Ontario where she taught at the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph for 15 years. She was born and raised in Switzerland and received her veterinary degree from the University of Bern in 1982. After she completed her post graduate research studies and worked in general practice with small and large animals she visited Guelph and became inspired to become a veterinary ophthalmologist. She received training at OVC and the University of Texas A&M. In 1990 she became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and in 1998 she became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. In 2004 she decided to leave academia and moved to British Columbia to continue her career in private practice.

Dr. Keller is heavily involved in the European College as well as in teaching and speaking at continuing education events locally, nationally and internationally. She loves the outdoors and spending time with her family and her dog.



  • 1 Day
  • Maximum 8 registrants each day


  • Registration Fee: $1,412.50 ($1,250.00 + HST)

Next Workshop Dates –  Not yet scheduled

Location: Radisson Hotel,

2960 King St. East, Kitchener ON

We reserve the right to cancel a workshop if there are not enough participants. Should this occur, registered participants will be fully refunded. Please contact us for update on registration status.

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