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  • Ophthalmology Veterinary Referrals

opthalmo image linnaeus bankWe are proud to offer a referral ophthalmology service here at Primrose Hill Veterinary Clinic in Dublin.

Primrose Hill is home to one of the Ireland’s well-established Veterinary Ophthalmology teams.

Our team's experience and expertise extend to diagnosing, treating and managing numerous patients with a full range of complex eye conditions in dogs and other pets. 

In addition, our team is supported by highly trained veterinary nurses providing compassionate post-operative and follow up patient care.

Our Services

Ophthalmic knowledge and expertise are at the forefront of our service and care.

Our team consists of a professional team of ophthalmologists, anaesthetists, nurses and administration staff and together we pride ourselves on the care we give.

We have a wide range of equipment and facilities to aid in our medical, surgical and diagnostic approach to treating eye conditions in pets.

Our equipment includes (but is not restricted to):

  • Direct and indirect ophthalmoscopy
  • Slit lamp biomicroscopy
  • Tonometry
  • Fundoscopy
  • Electroretinography
  • Ultrasonography
  • High resolution ultrasound biomicroscopy
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Omnigen/corneal/conjunctival grafting
  • Corneal cross linking
  • Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation and head mounted laser
  • Cryotherapy
  • Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation
  • Meibography
  • Top range anaesthetic equipment (including pulse oximetry, invasive/non-invasive blood pressure monitoring, capnography, electrocardiography, peripheral nerve stimulation, positive pressure ventilation)

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Eye Conditions we treat in pets

Our veterinary eye specialists have a broad range of interests in both medical and surgical eye conditions including:

  • Eyelid disorders and reconstructive lid surgery
  • Glaucoma management
  • Investigation and treatment of ocular inflammatory disease
  • Sudden onset blindness/SARDS (Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration Syndrome)
  • Corneal sequestrum and corneal grafting procedures for the management of corneal ulcers and other disorders of the cornea.

Our team also have an interest in lens luxation and cataract surgery in dogs.

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Pet Ophthalmology Case Studies

bassett hound gets facelift to help with drooping eyelids

Primrose Hill Vets has removed an incredible 1kg of excess skin during a facelift on a Bassett Hound who had been left struggling to see due to his drooping and sagging eyelids.

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Please be mindful, this service is specifically available for referring vets. If you are a pet owner, please contact your own practice for a referral.

Ready to refer? Here's how:

Please fill out our online Ophthalmology referral form below to begin the process.

Please send us over the relevant patient history to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include client contact details as we will get in touch with them to set up an appointment.

If the case is an emergency or deemed urgent, we would appreciate a call on 01 2803303 at Primrose Hill Veterinary Hospital just to ensure the case is picked up quickly.

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