There are a large number of reasons why you might be referred to us, or alternatively you might decide to seek our services without referral:
- Acute or chronic discharging, painful, cloudy or red eyes especially where uveitis, glaucoma or other vision-threatening disease is suspected
- Vision loss
- Recurrent problems eg ulcers
- Patients where one eye has already been lost and it is likely that the condition might affect the other eye
- Lack of treatment response
- Problems which are completely outside of the type of services which your general practitioner can offer e.g. cataract surgery, corneal surgery
Diagnostic and surgical procedures
Animal Eye Services is equipped to perform sophisticated state-of-the-art diagnostic procedures including ultrasonography and electroretinography.
We are also equipped to perform a comprehensive range of surgical procedures including:
- Eyelid surgery
- Corneal surgery
- Conjunctival surgery
- Cataract surgery
- Laser surgery
- Cosmetic globe replacement for blind end stage eyes
Examination of pure breed dogs for hereditary eye disease
Animal Eye Services provides eye certification for purebred dogs.
Please make sure your dog has a microchip inserted for positive identification and bring your kennel club registration papers when presenting for eye certification. Please turn up approximately 20 minutes before your appointment so that drops to dilate the pupil can be given. Pupil dilation is important so that the structures in the back of the eye can be examined carefully.
Continuing education of veterinarians
Animal Eye Services provides regular seminars to general practice veterinarians on diagnosis and treatment of common eye diseases.
Extramural veterinary student education
Animal Eye Services believes in and supports the future of the veterinary profession by its involvement in undergraduate veterinary education. We take veterinary students from the University of Queensland and the University of Sydney on extramural practical rotations and deliver lectures and practical sessions to veterinary students in ophthalmology.