Veterinary Ophthalmology for Dogs and Cats
Pets can develop eye problems that may require the care of an eye specialist, including cataracts in dogs, as well as cat and dog eye infections.
VSH is dedicated to providing the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of veterinary eye diseases and infections at our locations in San Diego and North County. We provide veterinary ophthalmology for dogs and cats with the following services and procedures:
- Slit-lamp biomicroscopy
- Applanation tonometry
- Eye certification exams for inherited eye diseases in pure-bred dogs (CERF)
- Microsurgery techniques
- Indirect ophthalmoscopy
- Cataract surgery by phacoemulsification
- Diode laser treatment for glaucoma, retinal tears, and iris melanomas
If you have received a referral from your family/general veterinarian for our veterinary ophthalmology services, please book an appointment by calling (760) 466-0600 (North County) or (858) 875-7500 (San Diego) -- or send us an email to tell us about your needs!
Ophthalmology Technology and Equipment
At VSH, we provide a variety of ophthalmology services for dogs and cats with numerous sophisticated instruments and equipment, including:
- An operating microscope
- CO2 lasers
- A new, state-of-the-art phacoemulsifier for cataract surgery
Schedule an appointment for our ophthalmology services by calling one of our locations above. Referring veterinarians can also visit our Veterinarians Resource Section to request a consultation. We look forward to speaking to you about your case!