• Doubleview Veterinary Centre
  • 9341 1200
  • 177 Scarborough Beach Road, Scarborough WA 6019

Ophthalmic

Ophthalmic surgery is the specific area of pet care involving treatment of an animal’s eyes. For certain breeds, this service also involves the examination and certification of breeding dogs to verify their eyes are in good condition.

Eye examinations require specific equipment, such as an ophthalmoscope (a magnifying light to look into the eye). Our veterinarians may also use a special dye called fluorescein (it glows a green/yellow colour under a UV light) to identify damage to the cornea (the clear layer at the front of the eye). Many eye conditions can be treated medically, however, specific conditions may require surgery

Our practice is fully equipped to offer the following eye surgeries:

 

  • Enucleation (removal) of the eye for severe glaucoma or cancer cases  
  • Eyelid tumour removal
  • Cherry eye surgery to correct a protruding third eyelid in dogs

 

Our veterinarians can also refer your pet to a specialist veterinary ophthalmologist for specialised procedures such as eye ultrasound, vision testing, deeo corneal repair or cataract removal.