Meet the Specialist: Veterinary Ophthalmologist

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Although you've probably never seen a horse or dog wearing glasses, animals do have their own ophthalmologists. Not to be confused with optometrists, who test and fit people for glasses and contacts, ophthalmologists are doctors with medical or veterinary degrees who specialize in diseases and disorders of the eyes.

Keeping eyes healthy is important for all species, since untreated eye

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