Ophthalmology Services

Our services are available to patients referred by veterinarians in private practice. To schedule an appointment for your animal, please call our small animal reception staff at 765-494-1107 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Out-patients should expect the visit to take 1.5-3 hours.

In case of after-hours emergencies, please call the closest veterinary emergency center or call our emergency service at 765-496-7911.  

Service hours

Small animal appointments: Monday, Tuesday morning, Thursday afternoon, and Fridays (rechecks only)

Monday through Friday for daytime referral emergencies through the appointment desk.

Click here to learn more about the Ophthalmology ServiceTo learn more about the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO), click here.

About Our Staff

Clinicians

Jean Stiles, DVM, M.S., DIPLOMATE ACVO, Section Chief

Wendy Townsend, DVM, M.S., DIPLOMATE ACVO

Residents

Benjamin Bergstrom, DVM

Beth Kimmitt, DVM

Technicians 

Cassandra Cords, RVT

Pam Kirby RVT

Common Conditions Treated

Cataracts

Corneal Ulcers

Equine Recurrent Uveitis

Feline Herpes Virus

Glaucoma

Ocular Tumors

Common Procedures Offered

Cherry Eye Repair

Conjunctival Flap for Deep Ulcers

Cryosurgery

Cyclophotocoagulation

Distichia Hair Removal

Electroretinography

Entropion/Ectropion Repair

Evisceration and Prosthesis

Phacoemulsification

Retinopexy

Ultrasound

Special Equipment/Technology

Carobon Dioxide Laser

Diode Laser

Electroretinography

Operating Microscope

Phacoemulsification

Ultrasound Diagnostics

Current Clinical Research Interests

Canine Dry Eye

Cataract Surgery Outcome

Feline Herpes Virus

Golden Retriever Pigmentary Uveitis

Uveitis


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