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The webinar, which will take place on April 27, will address the most used ingredients in veterinary ophthalmology and their role in certain diseases, as well as the scientific evidence that supports them.

A webinar on nutraceuticals in veterinary ophthalmology will take place on Thursday, April 27 at 9:00 p.m. organized by the European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ESVO), which is supported by Dr+Vet.

This webinar will address the most commonly used ingredients in veterinary ophthalmology and their role in certain diseases, as well as the scientific evidence that supports them and the recommended protocols. The webinar, which will be broadcast in English, is free for all ESVO members and for non-ESVO members, the price will be 30 euros.

The webinar will be given by ophthalmology specialist Teresa Peña, who graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in 1987 and received a doctorate from the same university in 1993 with an experimental study on penetrating corneal grafts in dogs.

Teresa Peña completed her ophthalmology residency at the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ECVO) in a program at North Carolina State University. Since 1988 she has worked in the Department of Medicine and Surgery of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UAB) and currently she is an associate professor of ophthalmology and surgery, and head of the Ophthalmology service at the Veterinary Teaching Clinical Hospital (FHCV-UAB).

She has been a diplomate of the ECVO since 1999, member of the Examinations Committee between 2002-2010 and member of the Credentials Committee since 2010 (chair of the committee since 2016). She served on the board of directors of the European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology (treasurer from 1999 to 2006, vice-president from 2006 to 2007 and president from 2007 to 2009).

Likewise, the expert co-directs a postgraduate course in veterinary ophthalmology, to obtain an intermediate degree, as well as residency programs to be part of the ECVO. Her work and research are dedicated to ophthalmology, especially corneal pathology and surgery, and uveitis and ocular injuries caused by infectious diseases.



Last June 2-5, the annual meeting of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ECVO) was held at the Salzburg Congress Palace in Salzburg (Austria).

Even under the shadow of Covid-19, more than half of the 450 ophthalmologists registered for the congress decided to attend the different conferences in person, travelling from different European countries, such as the United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden, Finland, France, etc. or even from even more distant locations such as America or Asia.

Dr.Vet Pet Care successfully presented its unique and innovative ophthalmological line, indicated for patients with pathologies such as glaucoma, cataracts, retinopathies, dry eye / dry keratoconjunctivitis and palpebral pathologies. This range of nutraceutical products for veterinary ophthalmology has natural, effective and specific components to help alleviate, prevent or improve the symptoms of different ocular pathologies.

Both companies and veterinary specialists showed their interest in the different products as well as the possibility of acquiring them in their respective countries. In this way. Dr+Vet Pet Care was able to reaffirm its commitment to promote veterinary training, establish itself as a trusted brand among ophthalmologists and strengthen its relationship with veterinarians, in order to provide products that help improve the health of animals, their quality of life and highlight the importance of preventing certain ocular pathologies.

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