Jennifer Urbanz, DVM, DACVO of Eye Care for Animals in North Scottsdale, AZ took the time to discuss the effect of cataracts on our family pets, in addition to possible underlying causes of recurring eye infections in dogs. Click here to listen to the full 26 minute interview, which was featured on Tucson talk radio show, P.A.W.S. Radio with Dr. Randy Aronson, owner of P.A.W.S. Veterinary Center in Tucson, AZ. You can also subscribe to P.A.W.S. Radio on iTunes.
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 March 2013 11:39
UPDATE (03/21/2013): Since her release in December, Iris has been busily traveling along the Southern California Coast. After spending a brief amount of time in Point Loma, San Diego and off the coast of the Coronado Islands, Iris make her way west to San Clemente Island in December where she currently remains.
In August, Dr. Doug Esson, BVSc, MRCVS, DVM, DACVO performed cataract surgery on then four-month old Iris, a Pacific Harbor Seal that was rescued by SeaWorld animal rescue team in San Diego, CA. Iris was functionally blind and unable to hunt for food leaving her severely dehydrated and underweight. After a successful operation and three months of rehabilitation Iris's vision has been restored and she is ready to return to the sea. Click here to watch Iris's journey home and read about her incredible story.
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 March 2013 11:11
Eye Care for Animals founder, Reuben Merideth, DVM, DACVO, spent some time with Tucson talk radio host, and owner of P.A.W.S. Veterinary Center, Dr. Randy Aronson, discussing the effects of glaucoma and dry-eye in our family pets. Click here to listen to the full interview (minutes 00:00:15 - 00:15:00). You can subscribe to P.A.W.S. Radio on iTunes.
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 March 2013 11:09
Dr. Douglas Esson, BVSc, MRCVS, DVM, DACVO who practices at Eye Care for Animals in Tustin, California performed cataract surgery on "Iris," a four month-old Pacific harbor seal rescued by SeaWorld in June. Click here to view the video and learn more about "Iris" and the procedure performed by Dr. Esson.
Last Updated on Monday, 31 December 2012 10:00
Eye Care for Animals congratulates its newest associate doctors. Dr. Melanie Church, Dr. Erin Gunderson, Dr. Peter Mohoric and Dr. Chris Smith all completed their three-year veterinary ophthalmology residency with Eye Care for Animals. Dr. Church practices in Avondale, Arizona, Gilbert, Arizona, North Scottsdale, Arizona and Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Gunderson practices in Tucson, Arizona and East Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Mohoric practices in Chicago, Illinois, St. Charles, Illinois and Wheeling, Illinois. Dr. Smith practices in Houston, Texas and West Houston, Texas.
Last Updated on Monday, 13 August 2012 12:42
Eye Care for Animals is pleased to introduce our newest veterinary ophthalmology residents. Dr. Zoe Reed practices in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Michelle Samuel practices in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Reed and Dr. Samuel each bring a wealth of knowledge in small animal medicine and equine medicine, and we are excited to have them join the Eye Care for Animals team.
Last Updated on Monday, 02 July 2012 08:12