Veterinary Eye Center, PLLC

3908A Far West Blvd
Austin, TX 78731

(512)255-8700

veteyecenter.evetsites.net

Services
 

We offer a wide range of veterinary ophthalmology services to keep your companions feeling their best:

Diagnostic Services:  Our hospital and practice provide the most comprehensive, advanced and state-of-the art ophthalmology services available in the region.  We strive to offer our patients, clients and referring veterinarians the very highest quality services in veterinary ophthalmology.

Veterinary Eye Center is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete ophthalmology care needs.  We can perform electroretinograms and ocular ultrasound examinations on the same day as your appointment.  We use sophisticated and state-of-the-art equipment.

    • Eye examination

      • OFA or CERF pre-breeding exams for hereditary eye disorders

      • Slit lamp biomicroscopy to examine the front part of the eye

      • Indirect ophthalmoscopy to examine the back of the eye

      • Schirmer tear tests (dry eye evaluation)

      • Fluorescein and Rose Bengal stains for corneal disease

      • Tonometry (eye pressure testing for glaucoma)

      • Gonioscopy (eye drainage angle examination)

      • Retinoscopy for near or far-sightedness

    • Diagnostic tests

      • Electroretinograms to measure retinal function

      • Ultrasound designed specifically for the eye with 10 mHz and 20 mHz probes to look for retinal detachments or eye tumors

      • Blood tests to search for causes of uveitis and pre-anesthesia

      • Blood pressure measurement with Doppler

    • Eye surgery

      • Cataract phacoemulsification surgery (with or without lens replacement)

      • Cryosurgery for distichia (abnormal eyelid hairs), luxated (displaced) lenses and eye cancers

      • Diode laser surgery for retinal detachments, eye cancers, and glaucoma

      • Microsurgery with an operating microscope for corneal ulcers and infections, eye injuries, cancers, etc.

      • Biopsies

      • Ocular silicone prosthetic surgery

      • Eyelid surgery for entropion (eyelids rolling in), cherry eye, masses, ectopic cilia (displaced hair growing inside the eyelid)

      • Salivary Parotid duct transpositions for severe, medically unresponsive dry eye

      • Many others!  Call us if you have specific questions.

Anesthesia:  We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high-risk patients.  Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs (blood pressure, exhaled carbon diode, oxygenation, ECG, heart rate, respiration rate, etc) are monitored during all anesthetic procedures by a dedicated veterinary anesthetist.  The technical staff at Veterinary Eye Centers are trained in veterinary anesthesia.  We spare no expense to provide the highest quality anesthesia available in private referral practice.

Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, and urinalysis in emergency cases. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for expanded or specialized diagnostics, pathology, microbiology and consultations.
    
Permanent identification: We offer Home Again microchip identification.
    
Pharmacy:  We maintain a complete inventory of eye and oral pharmaceuticals at very competitive pricing.  We work hard to keep our eye medication costs low for our patients and clients.