Ophthalmology - Veterinary Referral Centre

The Veterinary Referral Centre Ophthalmology Service

Dr Shannon Gaffaney, BVetMed PGCertSAOphthal MRCVS RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Ophthalmology is able to offer an Ophthalmology Referral Service to other veterinary practices in the area.  The practice has a range of specialist diagnostic equipment including ophthalmoscopes, slit-lamps and tonometers.   Here are some of the referrals we can accept:

Medical Investigations & Management of:

  • Painful eyes
  • Epiphora
  • Blepharitis
  • Eyelid conformation, trauma or neoplasia
  • Challenging conjunctivitis
  • Challenging dry eye
  • Corneal ulceration – superficial to deep & melting
  • Uveitis
  • Glaucoma medical management
  • Cataract assessment (NOT SURGERY)
  • Blindness investigation
  • Anisocoria
  • Neoplasia

Surgical Management:

  • Eyelids
  • Entropion/Ectropion
  • Medial/lateral canthoplasty
  • Nasal fold resection
  • Reconstruction following eyelid trauma or neoplasia
  • Facial lift
  • Distichia
  • Ectopic cilia
  • Nasolacrimal system
  • Cherry eye
  • Scrolling third eyelid cartilage repair
  • Lens luxation
  • Couching
  • Dermoids
  • Proptosis replacement
  • Enucleation
  • Neoplasia
  • Trauma
  • Corneal Surgery – FROM SUMMER 2024

Dr Shannon Gaffaney is not an Ophthalmology Specialist, but as an Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Ophthalmology, she has advanced training and qualifications in this field. Where an individual requires investigations or surgery beyond her ability, she will advise and refer to an appropriate veterinary specialist.


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