Ophthalmology

Cataracts and Cataract Surgery in Dogs

Written on October 10, 2018 by Kristen Gervais, DVM, MS, DACVO

What are cataracts? A cataract is defined as any opacity or cloudiness within the lens of the eye. The lens of the eye functions much…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Kristen Gervais, Geriatric Care, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Boston West veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Corneal Ulcers in Dogs

Written on August 15, 2018 by Nancy Thompson, CVT

Eye issues are taken very seriously in veterinary medicine. When we hear that a pet’s eye is squinting, red, swollen, irritated, appears glossy, or is…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Kristen Gervais, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Your Pet’s Ocular Health

Written on May 18, 2018 by Kristen Gervais, DVM, Practice Limited to Diseases of the Eye

Medical conditions affecting the eye are common in companion animals, especially in middle-aged and geriatric pets. Recognizing the symptoms of ophthalmic disease and seeking treatment…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Dogs, Dr. Kristen Gervais, Ophthalmology, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

2018 Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs

Written on March 06, 2018 by Lauren Parece

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will host its annual public service event providing free eye exams for service animals in May 2018. Drs. Nick…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Boston West: Foreign Body in Patient’s Cornea [Photos]

Written on January 02, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Gervais from Boston West removed a foreign body out of a patient’s cornea. A small piece of plant material got into Maisey’s eye over…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Ophthalmology
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

2017 Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs

Written on March 24, 2017 by Lauren Parece

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will host its annual public service event providing free eye exams for service animals in May 2017. Drs….

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Clara Williams, Dr. Nancy Cottrill, Dr. Nick Cassotis, Dr. Ruth Marrion, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, Specialty Services
Hospital: IVG Hospitals

Ophthalmology Consults and Your Pet

Written on April 27, 2016 by Lauren Parece

Do you have an upcoming ophthalmology consult with your dog or cat? Or are you just interested in what goes on during the exam? Well,…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Ruth Marrion, Lauren Parece, Ophthalmology
Hospital: IVG Hospitals

2016 Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs

Written on March 29, 2016 by Lauren Parece

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will host its annual public service event providing free eye exams for service animals in May 2016. Drs….

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Clara Williams, Dr. Nancy Cottrill, Dr. Nick Cassotis, Dr. Ruth Marrion, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, Specialty Services
Hospital: IVG Hospitals

IVG Newsletter – April 2015Edition

Written on April 08, 2015 by Staff Veterinarian

Click the icon to read the April 2015 edition of the IVG Quarterly Newsletter. Heatstroke. Written by Sarah E. Allen, DVM, DACVECC Conjunctival Cytology: A great diagnostic tool…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Clinical Pathology, Diagnostic Imaging, Dr. Heather Kridel, Dr. Jennifer Brisson, Dr. Marion Haber, Dr. Ruth Marrion, Dr. Sarah E. Allen, Emergency/Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES
Hospital: IVG Hospitals, Inc.

2015 Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs

Written on April 08, 2015 by Staff Veterinarian

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will host its 8th public service event providing free eye exams for service animals in May 2015. Drs….

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Clara Williams, Dr. Nancy Cottrill, Dr. Nick Cassotis, Dr. Ruth Marrion, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, Specialty Services

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