Veterinary Ophthalmology Service at VSES
The ophthalmology team at VSES provides the training, equipment, and expertise to diagnose and treat a variety of conditions related to the function and structure of the eyes. We are dedicated to providing extraordinary care for animals with eye disorders, enhancing quality of life by improving vision, and relieving discomfort from painful eye diseases.
As the only board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist in the greater Rochester area, VSES offers the highest level of eye care without the need for added travel.
Veterinary Ophthalmology Services for Your Pets
The ophthalmology service treats all forms of eye diseases and conditions in companion animals, exotic species, and horses, including:
- Cataract surgery and artificial lens implantation
- Medical and surgical treatment of corneal ulcers
- Treatment of eyelid tumors
- Medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma
- Cherry Eye correction
- Surgical correction of entropion and ectropion
When to Contact a Veterinary Ophthalmologist
Your primary veterinarian may recommend a consultation with an ophthalmologist if your pet has a serious condition that may require eye surgery or special treatments, or if diagnosis is proving difficult. Our ophthalmologist is trained to diagnose and manage complicated ocular issues.
A board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist completes several years of additional training, including a one-year internship and three years of a residency at an accredited institution. Diplomate status is obtained by successfully passing rigorous specialty boards following residency. For more information, visit the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology
Meet Our Team
The VSES Ophthalmology Service consists of a board-certified veterinarian and a service coordinator.