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Eye problems are common in animals but advances in treatment have enabled our pets to receive care similar to what we experience. At Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, eye care includes slit lamp biomicroscopy; indirect ophthalmascopy; glaucoma testing andreatment; cataract evaluation; cataract surgery with implants; ocular ultrasound; CERF (Canine Eye Registration Foundation) examinations; laser surgery; and electroretinography. Our specialists treat eye traumas, and evaluate animals for blindness and visual impairment.

Our ophthalmology team is dedicated to providing the finest in veterinary ophthalmology services for your pets. We extend our services to all animals with eyes. We strive to provide the highest level of care, education, and understanding to you (our clients), your pets, and your primary veterinarian. We know better than anyone that prompt attention to and therapy for any ocular condition is vital to preserving vision and ensuring a good quality of life for your pet. Our facility uses state of the art equipment to provide the best possible care for your pet.

Our staff of board certified ophthalmologists and clinical specialists at Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Care include Eye Care for Animals founder Reuben E. Merideth, DVM, DACVO and Emily Moeller, DVM, Diplomate, DACVO.

Complete ocular examinations, and diagnostics including:

  • Biomicroscopy
  • CERF examinations to screen for inherited ocular disease
  • Electroretinography
  • Gonioscopy
  • Ocular ultrasound
  • Ophthalmoscopy
  • Tear-film and corneal diagnostics
  • Tonography

Medical and surgical therapeutics including:

  • Cataract surgery with lens replacement
  • Conjunctival grafts
  • Corneal surgery
  • Distichia/ectopic cilia corrections
  • Diode laser therapy
    • Glaucoma therapy
    • Ocular melanoma therapy
  • Entropion/ectropion/cherry eye corrections
  • Glaucoma management
  • Medical management of KCS (dry eye)
  • Nasolacrimal flush
  • Ocular prosthesis
  • Parotid duct transposition for surgical management of KCS (dry eye)
  • Surgical and medical management of non-healing corneal ulcers

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