What is Veterinary Ophthalmology?
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 veterinary ophthalmology specialists treat eye traumas, and evaluate animals for blindness and visual impairment.
Our veterinary 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.
- Complete ocular examinations
- CERF examinations to screen for inherited ocular disease
- Ocular ultrasound
- Tear-film and corneal diagnostics
- 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