Ophthalmology

We treat a wide range of eye conditions at our clinic and can deal with these quickly and effectively.

Having a painful eye is a particularly unpleasant problem for your pet and is often associated with high levels of discomfort and risk of progressing to more severe disease rapidly with many conditions.

We treat a wide range of eye conditions at our clinic and can deal with these quickly and effectively. We are well equipped with a good selection of medication and tools that allow for accurate diagnosis and monitoring. These include:


· Direct ophthalmoscope: The main tool used to look at all the structures of the eye from front to the back.


· Tonometer: Allows for accurate measurement of the pressure within the eye. It is vital in the treatment and monitoring of glaucoma but can be very useful in other conditions as well.


· Optical viewing lens: Used to see a larger field of view of the structures at the back of the eye.


· Electrolysis: A machine designed to destroy hair follicles, usually used in the treatment of distichiasis, a condition that involves extra eyelashes that rub against the surface of the eye.


Some of the conditions we commonly see and manage are:


· Corneal ulcers and foreign bodies

· Conjunctivitis

· Dry eye (keratoconjunctivitis sicca)

· Glaucoma

· Uveitis

· Distichiasis

· Eyelid surgery (entropion and eyelid tumours)

· Cherry eye


Please see our factsheets for more in-depth information on these conditions.

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