We receive regular visits from Dr Tony read who is a specialist veterinary ophthalmologist.He sees complex cases referred within our clinic and from other veterinary practices all over North Queensland.
He can give specialist medical advise for complex eye conditions such as glaucomaand can perform advanced eye surgery at our premises. Typical surgeries include specialist eyelid and corneal surgery and cataract removal.
Tony Read graduated from the University of Sydney Veterinary School in 1987. After several years in mixed general practice in Tasmania and New South Wales, Dr Read commenced specialising in Veterinary Ophthalmology in the United Kingdom. He completed specialist training at the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket and then ran a referral service in Wimbledon, London.
Dr Read returned to Australia in 1996 to establish Veterinary Ophthalmic Referrals. He has British, European and Australian specialist qualifications in Veterinary Ophthalmology.