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Ophthalmology

Our Ophthalmology service aims to provide a prompt and efficient referral service for a wide range of medical and surgical ocular conditions in small animals.

The presence of on-site specialists in internal medicine, cardiorespiratory medicinedermatology, soft tissue surgery, neurology and diagnostic imaging gives the benefit of a comprehensive approach to most conditions involving the eye.

Meet The Ophthalmology Team

The ophthalmology team includes:

Sue Manning BVSc (Hons) DVOphthal MRCVS, Royal College Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology

Pedro Malho DipECVO CES OphtVét DVM MRCVS, European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology, Honorary Associate Professor of Veterinary Ophthalmology, University of Nottingham

John Turkington BVetMed MRCVS

Sue Manning is a BVAS/KC/ISDS Eye panellist and owners wishing to arrange an eye test under the scheme may contact us directly to arrange this.

Ophthalmology Service

Complete ophthalmic examinations

Using:

  • Slit lamp
  • Direct and indirect ophthalmoscopy
  • Tonometry
  • Gonioscopy

Diagnostic Imaging

  • Ocular ultrasonography
  • CT, MRI

Electroretinography

Extraocular surgical procedures

Including:

  • Cryosurgery

  • Parotid duct transposition

  • Lacrimal punctal surgery
  • Third eyelid surgery
  • Nictitans gland replacement (“cherry eye”)
  • Scroll cartilage correction
  • Blepharoplastic / eyelid reconstructive surgery
  • Corneal surgery (for perforations, lacerations, foreign bodies, sequestra and corneal ulcers) using a variety of grafting techniques as indicated

Intraocular surgical procedures

Including:

  • Intracapsular lens extraction or phaco-lentectomy for lens luxation
  • Cataract surgery by phacoemulsification with intraocular lens replacement
  • Adjunctive automated vitrectomy and intraocular cautery if needed

Ophthalmology Referrals & Advice Service

An ophthalmology advice service is available to referring vets. Please email referrals@prideveterinarycentre.co.uk or telephone 01332 548911 to speak to Sue, Pedro or John directly.

 

 

Call 01332 548911

Speak to one of our friendly team about how we can help with your pet’s needs.

 

referrals@prideveterinarycentre.co.uk

Email us with any questions you might have and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

 

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