Ophthalmology Services

The ophthalmology service at Purdue sees both small and large animal patients. Most patients are referred by the primary care veterinarian through our referral coordinator desk. Emergency services are available by a referral from your primary care veterinarian.

Service Hours

Equine appointments: Monday mornings.

Small animal appointments: Monday afternoons, Tuesday mornings, Thursday afternoons, and Friday mornings (rechecks only)

Monday through Friday for daytime referral emergencies through the appointment desk.

How to Make an Appointment

For equine appointments, call: 765-494-8548

For small animal appointments, call: 765-494-1107

Out-patients should expect the visit to take 1.5 - 3 hours

Common conditions treated and procedures offered

Cataracts (See Side Menu Options Cataract Evaluations Page and A.C.V.O. Cataract Video Page)



Corneal ulcers

Feline herpes virus

Equine Recurrent Uveitis

Ocular Tumors

Phacoemulsification for cataracts






Cherry eye repair

Entropion/ectropion repair

Distichia hair removal

Conjunctival flap for deep ulcers

Evisceration and prosthesis

Special Equipment / Technology



Operating microscope

Ultrasound diagnostics

Carbon dioxide laser

Diode laser

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