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Ophthalmology

Coming into Focus: How Do Horses See?

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

With horses, vision is particularly important, as we expect them to carry us safely and perform tasks like navigating jumps.

Lola’s story

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Anyone familiar with the popular television show House has seen the twists and turns that a medical condition can take but for the Dutkiewicz family, the drama was real life

At Your Service: Ophthalmology

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Sometimes it’s a miniscule piece of foreign material or the abnormal growth of eyelashes that can be or become problematic for an animal. Other times it’s something more serious. You don’t want to gamble with your pet’s eyesight and should always seek the advice of a professional for what may be perceived to be a minor eye injury.

Now Seeing Eye to Eye

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Background Wandering aimlessly through the streets in a rural area north of Columbia, SC, Yogi was found very underweight and worn, with no tags. The tip of his ears were all chewed up and on… Read More

Site Lines

Friday, August 1st, 2014

When your pet is squinting, teary or red-eyed, it’s time to see a vet

At Your Service: Ophthalmology

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

The Ophthalmology Service at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals is home to two faculty board-certified ophthalmologists, two ophthalmology residents, an ophthalmology technician and a primary liaison, all dedicated to providing medical and surgical management… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: Ophthalmology (Dog)

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Case description A 4-year-old male, neutered, mix breed dog, Canon, presented to the Ophthalmology Service at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals for a two-month history of ocular redness and discharge involving the left eye… Read More

Specialty Spotlight: Ophthalmology Service

Friday, January 24th, 2014

From routine eye exams to corneal grafting, laceration repair and cataract removal, the Ophthalmology specialists at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals are available around the clock to see patients. Led by board-certified veterinarians, the… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: Opthalmology (Dog)

Monday, May 14th, 2012

  Challenge:   The right eye of an 8 year old MC German shepherd presented for an annual recheck of his eyes. The nucleus of the lens is noted to be cloudy bilaterally. The rest… Read More

At Your Service: Ophthalmology

Friday, May 11th, 2012

The Veterinary Comparative Ophthalmology Service at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine is staffed by 7 committed and caring individuals.  Attending clinicians include 2 diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ACVO)–both highly skilled… Read More