New equipment

Eye Vet has received new equipment this week, increasing the expanding range of services offered.

A new phacoemulsification machine to remove cataracts offers the most up-to-date technology for performing cataract surgery. This unit was designed specifically for animals.

A new ultrasound machine with a probe designed specifically for ophthalmology will advance the diagnosis of several conditions, such as retinal detachments and intraocular tumours. A thorough assessment of the eye is essential prior to undertaking cataract surgery.

A new electroretinogram unit will allow better diagnosis of retinal disease and will be useful in cases of sudden blindness. It is an essential test prior to undertaking cataract surgery.