Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmic issues require the utmost in treatment and care, as they may result in pain, loss of vision, or cause additional disease and illness to your animal. Prompt examination by an experienced veterinarian is crucial in combating devastating injury or disease in the eye because ophthalmic problems escalate very rapidly. Dr. Hiers combines friendly care with a treatment protocol that suits you and your animal’s specific needs. Large animal eye disorders are seen commonly, and often include:

  • Injury to the eye and surrounding tissues
  • Nasolacrimal duct/excessive tearing
  • Corneal Ulcers
  • Recurrent Uveitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma and other cancers

Immediate diagnostics and treatment are the defining factor in determining the outcome of an ophthalmic issue. For questions regarding ophthalmic services at KVS, please call (352)281-3726.