SOLAR ECLIPSE: The Effects It May Have On Our Pets’ Vision

SOLAR ECLIPSE: The Effects It May Have On Our Pets’ Vision

On the rare occasions when a solar eclipse occurs, we are all taught: “Don’t stare directly at the sun!” The simple reason for this is that the exposure of our eyes to the sun for a prolonged period of time can cause harmful and irreversible damage...
The Truth About Vision: What Your Pets Can Actually See

The Truth About Vision: What Your Pets Can Actually See

August is National Eye Exam Month, so I wanted to take the opportunity to address some of the questions I’m commonly asked as a veterinary ophthalmologist. “Do dogs see in color?” “Why can my dog / cat see so well at night?” “Can dogs watch TV?” “Do dogs see in...
On Service Dog Eye Exam Month, A Story About Ava And DAPHNE

On Service Dog Eye Exam Month, A Story About Ava And DAPHNE

Ava Smith is on an uncertain journey. She is 13 years old and lives in Cornelius. Just 18 months ago, she was a national champion show horse rider. Now she is in a wheelchair, afflicted by a mysterious ailment that has left her unable to use her legs. That journey,...
Some Clear-Eyed Advice About Cataracts And Pets

Some Clear-Eyed Advice About Cataracts And Pets

Did you know that dogs and cats can develop many of the same eye problems as people? From dry eye to glaucoma, these issues need to be treated properly with pets – just as with us – to save them from pain, vision loss and blindness. Cataracts are one of the most...
CARE Welcomes Ophthalmologist

CARE Welcomes Ophthalmologist

CARE is pleased to announce that  Dr. Joshua Broadwater has joined our practice adding veterinary ophthalmology to our specialty services. Learn more about our ophthalmology...

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