A board certified veterinary ophthalmologist is a licensed veterinarian who has obtained intensive training in veterinary ophthalmology and has been certified by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO), European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS), and The Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (FANZCVS).

In order to treat eye conditions in companion animals, our ophthalmology service uses the most advanced technologies and methods.

Ocular health is an important factor for the quality of life for pets and their human families.

We are dedicated to providing outstanding service to our clients while ensuring the very best of care for their pets. It is our goal to assure that the patient's owner is well informed and comfortable about their pet's care.

What our specialist ophthalmology vets can treat

The Veterinary Specialist Services ophthalmology team prides itself on offering specialised knowledge and expertise, advanced diagnostics and high level of experience in the medical and surgical treatment of eye conditions in dogs, cats and unusual and exotic pets.

Common conditions our ophthalmologists can routinely diagnose and treat medically and /or
surgically in animal eyes may include:

  • Disease of the orbit, orbital imaging and orbital surgery
  • Eyelid entropion, eyelid inflammation, traumas, tumours, distichiasis, ectopic cilia (‘extra lashes’)
  • Dry eye, conjunctivitis, tear duct blockages
  • Third eyelid (‘cherry eye’), scrolled cartilage, third eyelid tumours
  • Corneal ulcers (medical, burring and grafting), sequestrum, crystalline opacities, endothelial dystrophy, pannus
  • Corneal laceration and foreign bodies
  • Uveitis, intraocular tumours, cysts
  • Cataracts, lens luxation
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinal detachment, inflammatory/infectious chorioretinitis
  • Neuro-ophthalmic conditions
  • Congenital, developmental and genetic diseases of the eye
  • ACES Eye certificates for breeding purposes (adult dogs and puppies)

Our specialist ophthalmology teams and locations

To learn more about our specialist ophthalmology teams and the locations you'll find them, please visit the pages below:


Dr Vicki Liddle
BVSc(Hons) MANZCVS(EMCC) FANZCVS(Ophthalmology)
Specialist Veterinary Ophthalmologist

Dr Johana E. Premont
Specialist Veterinary Ophthalmologist


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