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Dr. Michele Stengård, DVM, DACVO
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To be covered:
A review of the most common corneal diseases in the cat
Ophthalmic sequelae of FHV-1
Practical tips for accurate diagnosis of corneal disease
An overview of available FHV-1 testing methods and a discussion of the latest treatment strategies
Dr. Michele Stengård received her veterinary medicine degree from the University of Florida in 1996 and then went on to complete a Small Animal Rotating Medicine and Surgery Internship at VCA South Shore Animal Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts in 1997. From 1997 to 2000, Dr. Stengård was a resident at the University of Georgia in the Veterinary and Comparative Ophthalmology residency program. She became board certified and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 2000.
From 2000 to 2002 Dr. Stengård was an associate with Animal Eye Specialists of South Florida and then traveled to the west coast of Florida joining BluePearl Veterinary Partners (formerly Florida Veterinary Specialists) practicing there until 2014. She was also a consultant for the Florida Aquarium, Florida Fish and Wildlife Department, Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, and Southeastern Guide Dogs from 2002 to 2104. Since 2014, Dr. Stengård has been teaching ophthalmic surgery and consulting at the University of Zürich Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Switzerland. She enjoys providing continuing education for the veterinary community through the presentation of numerous lectures and ophthalmic wetlabs both locally and internationally.
Dr. Stengård’s areas of interest include eyelid surgery, corneal disease, cataract surgery and exotic animal ophthalmology. She lives in Zürich with her husband and three children enjoying the splendor of the Swiss nature and outdoor activities including hiking, skiing, running, and learning German in her free time.