Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Services

The Ophthalmology Service of the VTH provides diagnostic and therapeutic care for all species of animals. Patients are seen on a referral basis. In addition to standard diagnostics we also provide:

  • Routine examinations including slitlamp biomicroscopy, direct and indirect ophthalmoscopy, tonometry, gonioscopy, and cytology
  • Ocular ultrasonography
  • Electroretinography
  • Canine Eye Registration Foundation (CERF) certifications

We offer standard care as well as a variety of more advanced medical and surgical treatment options, including:

  • Corrective surgery for genetic eyelid disorders
  • Reconstructive surgery for ocular and adnexal injuries/neoplasia
  • Beta irradiation therapy for superficial adnexal and corneal neoplasia
  • Surgery for small animal and equine infectious corneal disease
  • Laser surgery for glaucoma and tumors
  • Cataract surgery
  • Cryosurgery

Ophthalmology Personnel

  • Ian P. Herring
    DVM, MS
    Diplomate ACVO
    Assistant Director
    Veterinary Teaching Hospital
  • J. Phillip Pickett
    DVM
    Diplomate ACVO
    Professor
    Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology Resident
  • Terry Wnorowski
    LVT
    Ophthalmology Technician
  • Stephanie Riggins
    Ophthalmology Technician
  • Christa White
    Ophthalmology Technician