Our Ophthalmology team is led by Jim Carter BVetMed DVOphthal DipECVO MRCVS, the leading Veterinary Ophthalmologist in the South West. Jim is supported by an excellent team including Vim Kumaratunga BVSc CertVOphthal MRCVS and a team of dedicated nurses.
The team uses advanced diagnostic tools to assess the patients and discuss any treatment or surgery required with the owners.
Using a state-of-the-art operating microscope, the team can perform all types of intraocular and extraocular surgery.
- Phacoemulsification cataract surgery and intraocular lens placement
- Electroretinography (ERG)
- Entropion and facelift surgery
- Catholysis/ Electrolysis
- Corneal surgery
- Lens luxation surgery
Jim is also a panellist for the BVA Eye Scheme and is available to screen for hereditary eye disease.
Vim has a particular interest in exotic species ophthalmology and will happily treat a vast range of animals.