Veterinary Eye Center, PLLC

3908A Far West Blvd
Austin, TX 78731


Dr. Audrey Yu-Speight, DVM, MS, DACVO

Board Certified Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (DACVO)

In March 2016, Dr. Yu-Speight received the prestigious Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice 2015 Clinical Referral and Consultation Award at the Texas Veterinary Medical Association annual conference! 

She is very honored to be the first veterinary ophthalmologist to receive this award in the greater than 30 years that this honor has been bestowed. 


  • Cornell University, Ophthalmology Residency, 2000-2003.  Formal education included small animals, exotic species, lab animals and large animals with an emphasis on horses
  • Cornell University, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship, 1999-2000
  • Texas A&M University, DVM, 1995-1999
  • Stanford University, BS and MS in Chemical Engineering (co-terminal program), 1986-1991


  • Veterinary Ophthalmologist:  Private Practice, 2003-present
  • Founder of Veterinary Eye Center PLLC, 2006
  • Ophthalmology Consultant for VIN (Veterinary Information Network), 2006-present
  • Member of the Grants Committee, Vision for Animals Foundation, 2011-present
  • Member of the Credentials Committee, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, 2006-2009
  • Clinical Faculty in Veterinary Ophthalmology:  Cornell University, 2003
  • Chemical Engineer in Biotechnology:  Process Research & Development, 1991-1995
  • Peer Tutoring Coordinator:  Stanford University Center for Teaching and Learning 1989-1990
  • Senior Tutor:  Stanford University Center for Teaching and Learning 1987-1991


Ocular Pharmacology
Scuba diving, camping, travel and music

Professional associations:

  • Licensed in Texas, California and New York
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (DACVO)
  • Nationally accredited veterinarian
  • Phi Zeta honor society
  • Member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)

Dr. Audrey Yu-Speight has performed research in both Chemical engineering (including a patent) and Veterinary Ocular Pharmacology.  She has received awards for Public Service, Pharmacology, Physiology and Nutrition. 

She was born in California but got to Texas as fast as she could.  She has lived in Texas for over 15 years.  Her family consists of her husband, two sons, two dogs, a parrot and freshwater fish.  She has owned and loved cats for over 20 years and lost her last cat in 2014.

Photographs are courtesy of Erwin P. Haddon Photography