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Ophthalmology Service in South Wales 

Mr Brian Patterson

Mr Brian Patterson will be heading up our ophthalmology service.

Brian received the Royal College Certificate in Ophthalmology in 2002, whilst undertaking a residency at Glasgow University.

He has worked as a veterinary ophthalmologist in the South West of England since 2004, treating both companion animals and horses.

He has lectured both nationally and internationally on the subject and has been involved in teaching at Bristol University for several years

Our aim is to simplify the management of eye problems for all concerned by minimising patient travel requirements whilst maximising the ease with which clinicians can obtain advice, without obligation, as well as involving us directly in solving ophthalmic problems.

Central to our service is the ability to.offer cutting edge diagnostic and surgical solutions whilst being sensitive to the financial limitations of many clients, appreciating in particular the need to preserve insurance funds for ongoing first opinion healthcare.

Brian received the Royal College Certificate in Ophthalmology in 2002, whilst undertaking a residency at Glasgow University. He has worked as a veterinary ophthalmologist in the South West of England since 2004, treating both companion animals and horses. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on the subject and has been involved in teaching at Bristol University for several years.

Key areas in which we can support your efforts include:

  • Vision sparing management of non healing and complicated corneal ulcers
  • Pharmacological and surgical management of problem dry eye cases
  • Oculoplastic surgery for challenging eyelid and facial mask problems
  • Surgical management of cataracts and lens problems
  • Laser surgery for selected glaucoma cases and intraocular tumours
  • Electroretinography and advanced diagnostic imaging in cases of vision loss
  • Evaluation of ophthalmic problems as part of wider systemic disease

For clients who wish to discuss having their animal seen by our ophthalmologist please contact your own practice to arrange a referral.

Ophthalmology Price Guide (inc 20% vat)

Fees for Ophthalmology investigations include the consultation charge. Further investigations may be necessary.

First ophthalmology consultation (40 mins.) £165
Cataract surgery From £1800
Parotid duct transposition £470 - £840
Conjunctival graft placement £720
Complicated entropion correction From £480
Microsurgical management of non healing ulcers From £480
Cherry eye correction £420
Corneal foreign body removal From £396
Distichia surgery From £220

For vets who wish to discuss a case please contact Brian at South Wales Referrals on 07815 144710. Alternatively you can fill in the online appointment form and we will contact you direct.

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Cardiff

Tel: 02920 382211
Mon – Fri: 8.30am – 8.00pm
Saturday: 8.30am – 4pm
Sunday: 10am - 1pm

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Penarth

Tel: 02920 703952
Mon – Fri: 8.30am – 6.30pm
Saturday: 1.30pm - 4.00pm

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Pontypridd

Tel: 01443 403535
Mon – Fri: 8.30am – 6.30pm
Saturday: 8.30am – 12 noon

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