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Pets

Ophthalmology Clinic

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Our ophthalmologist, Tamir Speigel, provides a full ophthalmology service including:

  • Preventative Care - Eye Screening Examinations
  • Medical Management of Eye Conditions
  • Eye surgery
  • Emergency Ophthalmology Service

 

Preventative Care - Eye Screening Examinations

Preventative care with eye screening examinations is a key service. Pets with certain age related health conditions, and particular breed of dogs, are more prone to changes in the eyes. Eye screening examinations can often detect early signs of these changes before an animal shows any symptoms.

Spotting these signs early can help improve the quality of life and help prevent complications developing later.

 

 

Patients at Risk of  Eye Changes

 

Breeds at Risk of Eye Changes

  • Diabetes
  • Chronic Renal Failure
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Cushing's Disease
  • West Highland White Terrier
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Cocker Spaniel
  • Yorkshire Terrier
  • Pugs
  • Bulldog
  • Shih Tzu
  • Miniature Schnauzer

Free Eye Screening Examinations can be arranged for any pets in these categories. Contact Us to arrange an appointment.

 

Medical Management of Eye Conditions

Examples of conditions treated include:

  • Conjunctivitis
  • Keratoconjunctivitis sicca ( Dry Eye)
  • Chronic superficial keratitis (Pannus)
  • Uveitis
  • Systemic hypertension

 

Eye Surgery

  • Eyelid surgery
  • Indolent ulcers
  • Conjunctival grafts for deep corneal ulcers
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Lens luxation

 

Emergency Ophthalmology Services 

Out of surgery hours  our ophthalmologist will see emergency cases.  Please call the Emergency Out of Hours number:   07659 105 099

 

Tamir Speigel

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