We are able to provide a range of in house ophthalmology consultations with our experienced eye vet Dr Kathleen Graham. A consultation involves a revision of your pet’s medical history (often before the time of consultation). This involves liaising with your pet’s regular veterinarian as a review of the medical notes and previous tests and procedures is recommended. At the time of consultation, we will obtain further information about your pet’s history (specifically with regard to the eyes and the reason your vet recommended a consultation with us), and then perform a complete ophthalmic examination.

At every consultation, you are welcome to ask any questions, or express any concerns you have about your pet’s eyes and/or vision, and about our findings and recommendations. We will provide you with written notes about our findings and recommendations for care to ensure you have the best chance possible to fully understand your pet’s health, and our plan to manage their eyes.

Common eye consultations and procedures that Dr Kath can perform include:

  • Glaucoma assessment
  • Cataract assessment & recommendations
  • Indolent ulcers (non-healing) assessment & treatment
  • Various mass removals on surrounding structures of the eye
  • Cherry eye procedures
  • Entropion/ectropion repair
  • Conjunctival grafts
  • Ectopic cilia procedures
  • Ocular pressure testing (tonometry), ocular ultrasound and more
Appointment Duration
30 – 60 minutes
Ophthalmology Consultations
Our examinations are comprehensive and involve the use of specialised equipment that allow detailed examination of the eyelids and surrounding tissue, the anterior segment (the front part of the eye), the lens (where cataracts occur), and the fundus (including the retina and the optic nerve head (or optic disc as it is known in people). Diagnostic tests are routinely performed to assess your pet’s tear production, the quality of your pet’s tears, to assess for the presence of any corneal ulceration and to measure the intraocular pressure (the pressure inside the eye). We will always examine both of your pet’s eyes (as long as they still have both eyes!) even if you have noted a problem with only one eye, as early and careful examination may help identify and manage early disease.

Price: Initial Appointment $175

Booking an ophthalmology appointment

  • Mondays
  • Thursdays
  • Friday early afternoon.

To book an appointment you will need to email Dr. Kath at info@thisvet.com. It can take up to 24 hours for a response.

For urgent eye cases on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, you can call Sydney Animal Hospital at Kellyville on 02 8883 0533 and tell reception that need to talk to Kath regarding an urgent eye appointment.

For urgent eye cases on other days send an SMS to Dr. Kath ONCE on 0473 947 635.

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10/591 Withers Road,
Rouse Hill NSW 2155

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Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 6pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm
Sunday & Public Holidays Closed

In-home euthanasia services run outside of opening hours by appointment only

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