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Ophthalmology


Indirect Ophthalmoscopy - which gives a detailed view of your pet's retinas (the film in the camera, visual layer).

.Fluorescein dye testing - to determine if there is a scratch or ulceration of the cornea.

Schirmer Tear Testing - to determine if there is enough or the watery portion of the tears being produced to keep the cornea clear and healthy.

Tonometry - the evaluate if the pressure within the eye is too high (glaucoma) or too low (uveitis - inflammation).

Gonioscopy - for this test, a topical anesthetic is placed on the eye to freeze the cornea so there is no discomfort and a lens is placed on the cornea allowing a view of the area where fluid drains out of the eye. 


Diagnosis and medical treatment of ophthalmic conditions including:

  • Congenital Defects (birth defects)
  • Eye injuries
  • Orbital disease
  • Ocular and orbital tumors
  • Eyelid diseases
  • Third eyelid gland prolapse (Cherry eye)
  • Dry eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Corneal disease
  • Cataracts and luxated lenses
  • Uveitis (inflammation within the eye)
  • Retinal disease
  • Vision loss



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