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Michele Edelmann, VMD, Diplomate ACVO

Michele Edelmann, VMD, Diplomate ACVO

Dr. Michele Edelmann grew up in Ocean Township, New Jersey. She completed her undergraduate and veterinary education at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving her VMD in 2012. Her veterinary training…

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Kenneth E. Pierce, Jr., DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVO

Kenneth E. Pierce, Jr., DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVO

Dr. Kenneth Pierce, Jr. is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at The University of…

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Ophthalmology Services at GSVS

Routine Diagnostics

Performed at every initial examination

  • Slit Lamp Biomicroscopy
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscopy
  • Schirmer Tear Testing (dogs)
  • Fluorescein Staining
  • Tonometry

Additional Diagnostics Available

Performed as indicated

  • Gonioscopy
  • Ocular Ultrasonography
  • Electroretinography
  • CERF / OFA Eye Exams for Breeding Animals

Procedures/Surgeries

  • Canthoplasty surgery for brachycephalic breeds
  • Cataract surgery via phacoemulsification with synthetic lens replacement (intraocular lenses)
  • Conjunctival grafts for deep corneal ulcers and perforations
  • Contact lens placement
  • Corneal graft surgery
  • Cryotherapy for distichia and ectopic cilia
  • Dermoid cyst removal
  • Diamond burr debridement for indolent corneal ulcers
  • Entropion and ectropion corrective surgery
  • Entropion temporary eyelid tacking for young, growing dogs
  • Enucleation (eye removal) surgery
  • Eyelid mass removal
  • Gonioimplants/shunts for glaucoma
  • Gunderson flap (thin conjunctival graft) surgery for corneal edema
  • Intraocular (intracameral) TPA injections for fibrinous uveitis
  • Intraocular (intravitreal) gentamicin injection for refractory glaucoma
  • Laser barrier retinopexy
  • Laser treatment for glaucoma
  • Lens luxation removal (Intracapsular Lens Extraction, ICLE)
  • Parotid duct transposition (PDT) for refractory dry eye
  • Prolapsed gland of the third eyelid repair (“cherry eye” surgery)
  • Prosthesis surgery (evisceration with intraocular prosthesis)
  • Superficial keratectomy for corneal sequestra
  • Superficial keratectomy for indolent corneal ulcers
  • Third eyelid flaps for feline acute bullous keratopathy
  • And many more
Dog Eye Exam

To save time at the office, please download, print and fill out the Opthalmology History Form below and bring to your appointment.

Common eye problems diagnosed and treated at GSVS

  • Cataracts
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Corneal degeneration
  • Corneal sequestrum
  • Corneal ulcers and perforations
  • Dermoid cysts
  • Distichia, ectopic cilia, and trichiasis
  • Ectropion
  • Entropion
  • Eyelid masses
  • Feline herpesvirus
  • Glaucoma
  • Indolent ulcers
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye)
  • Lens luxation
  • Orbital masses
  • Proptosis
  • Retinal degeneration including SARD and PRA
  • Retinal detachment
  • Uveitis
  • And many more
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