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Opthamology

Parklands Veterinary Group is well equipped to treat most opthamological cases.

                          

We have an excellent range of diagnostic equipment, including ophthalmoscopes, tonometers (to measure internal eye pressure), cryosurgery and extensive delicate ophthalmic instruments. We also carry out many advanced ocular surgery procedures including treatment of eyelid deformaties and masses, corneal ulcers, lens luxations and corneal surgery.

Eye surgery performed:

  • Entropion correction (inward turning of the eyelids)
  • Ectropion correction (outward turning of the eyelids)
  • Eyelid reconstruction following lacerations, removal of eyelid tumours
  • Removal of abnormal eyelashes and hairs (distichiasis) by electrocautery and cryosurgery
  • Closing the eyelids temporarily to protect injuries (tarsorraphy)
  • Temporary eversion of the eyelids in shar-pei puppies
  • Repair of corneal and conjunctival adhesions (symblepharon)
  • Repair of corneal lacerations
  • Conjunctival flap surgery to protect corneal abrasion and ulcers
  • Removal of conjunctival tumours
  • Correction of scrolled cartilage of the third eyelid (membrane nictitans)
  • Third eyelid flap to protect and aid healing of corneal abrasion
  • Replacement of prolapsed tear gland (cherry eye)
  • Assessment of nasolacrimal drainage system, flushing blocked tear ducts and repair of imperforate lacrimal puncta
  • Superficial keratectomy
  • Removal of the eyeball (enucleation)
  • Replacement of prolapsed eyeball

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