Ophthamology

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1 03, 2015

A Brief Report: Onchocerca lupi, a zoonotic parasite

I will never forget the first time that I incised an episcleral nodule in a dog and found coiled white nematodes.  It was 2011 and Onchocerca lupi was not even on my list of differentials for the dog referred to me for oral antibiotic-unresponsive orbital swelling with episcleral nodules.  I have been a veterinary ophthalmologist [...]

8 04, 2014

How to Recognize Eye Pain in Pets

Before specifically discussing how to recognize eye pain in pets, it is interesting to note that recognizing and treating any pain in animals was not addressed in veterinary teaching schools in the United States, until 1989. The debate and tardy recognition of pain in animals was confounded by the evolutionary drive that animals have to [...]

20 06, 2013

About VRCC: Colorado’s Specialty Veterinary Hospital & 24 Hour Emergency Care

At VRCC (Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado) we are dedicated to providing the best healthcare available for your pets. VRCC is Colorado’s largest veterinary hospital that is home to some of the world’s leading veterinary specialists.  Our facility is comprised of 8 specialty departments including: Cardiology, Dermatology/Allergy, Emergency & Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Oncology/Radiation [...]