The Ophthalmology team at WestVet offers state-of-the-art facilities, fully-equipped surgical suites and an expert team, who remain dedicated to ensuring each patient receives only the most comprehensive and advanced care available.

Experts in their field, our Ophthalmology team is highly skilled and experienced in diagnosing and treating health conditions affecting the eye and associated structures. Working closely with you and your family veterinarian, our board-certified ophthalmologists custom-tailor patient treatment plans to match your pet’s individual health needs.

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) states that pets could benefit from the care of a veterinary ophthalmologist for the following:

  • When an eye condition is not responding to initial therapy
  • Vision is deteriorating
  • A corneal ulcer is not responding to the initial treatment or antibiotics
  • A corneal debridement should be utilized
  • Diabetes and vision complications can be avoided
  • Determining there are no inherited ocular diseases (if you are considering breeding a pet)
  • Cataract surgery and  lens implantation
  • Severe eye infections
  • Cosmetic alterations in lieu of eye removal
  • Utilizing cryotherapy for eyelid tumors
  • Treatment of an eyelid mass
  • Advanced surgical and medical management of Glaucoma
  • Conjunctivitis or tear film abnormalities
Idaho Veterinary Ophthalmologists

Commonly Treated Conditions and Services Offered:

  • Cataract Surgery with Artificial Lens Implants
  • Corneal Ulcers and Grafting Surgery
  • Dry Eye Therapy and Surgery
  • Electroretinograms (ERG)
  • Feline Herpes Virus Treatment
  • Glaucoma Therapy with Shunt and Laser Surgeries
  • Inflammatory Conditions of the Eye
  • Intraocular Tumor Surgery
  • Lens Luxation and Lens Removal
  • Medical and Surgical Treatment of Eyelid Conditions
  • Ophthalmic Ultrasound
  • Prosthetic Eye Placement
  • Retinal Procedures for Prophylaxis and Partial Detachment
  • Tonometry & Gonioscopy

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