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Rookaya Mather MB

Participates in 2 items
Dr. Mather is associate professor of ophthalmology at the Ivey Eye Institute, Western University in London, Ontario. Her subspecialty practice is in Cornea and External Disease. She enjoys seeing patients with a variety of conditions including infectious and inflammatory conditions of the cornea, uveitis, ocular surface neoplasms and immune conditions affecting the ocular surface. She has initiated and runs special clinics for patients with Dry Eye Disease and Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid. Dr. Mather performs cataract surgery, cornea transplants and ocular surface surgeries. Dr. Mather also spends time teaching residents and medical students and is involved in research and administrative activities in the Department of Ophthalmology.

She completed her residency in ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania and her Fellowship in Cornea & External Disease at the Proctor Foundation in San Francisco, California. Dr. Mather returned home to Ontario when she joined the Ivey Eye Institute in 2003.

Sessions in which Rookaya Mather MB participates

Friday 16 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Skills Transfer Course (STC)Cornea

 This wetlab based course will feature hands-on training for participants reviewing the principles and techniques for ocular trauma repair. Participants will review principles for the repair of complex corneoscleral lacerations, while having hands on experience in practicing basic and advanced corneal suturing techniques, including suturing under tension. Basic principles will be discussed including suture selection, placement, width, depth, and te...

Saturday 17 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

 Learning Objectives:At the end of this session, participants will be able to: To understand the sequelae of chronic inflammation from various etiologies on the ocular surfaceTo review the impact of vaccinations and evolution in etiologies for infectious keratitisTo review in-office options for managing corneal perforations CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert, Scholar