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Putting Ophthalmology under the microscope

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Talk | Exposé
8:00 AM, Thursday 15 Jun 2023 (9 hours)
Québec City Convention Centre - Room 308 A | Salle 308 A


Admission to this session is included in the full registration fee. 

If you wish to attend this session as a stand-alone event only, please contact Rita Afeltra at to register.


Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Identify and apply appropriate diagnostic techniques and tools for a range of ocular conditions, including rare and atypical cases such as cutaneous malignant melanoma metastatic to the eye.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the clinical and pathologic features of common and uncommon ocular diseases, including optic nerve tumors, lacrimal sac lesions, and uveal melanocytic lesions.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the latest advancements in ophthalmic pathology, including evolving gene expression profiles in uveal melanocytic lesions and the role of FDG avidity on PET scan in diagnosing uveal melanoma.


CanMEDs Roles: Medical Expert, Scholar

Sub Sessions

8:20 AM - 8:50 AM | 30 minutes
Keynote SpeakerPathology
10:05 AM - 10:45 AM | 40 minutes
2:55 PM - 3:30 PM | 35 minutes

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