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The Equine Medical Center provides comprehensive services to treat eye diseases and injuries in horses. Eye problems often constitute an emergency, and our full-service hospital's 24/7 emergency and critical care team provides prompt care to best protect your horse's long-term vision. We also offer the services of board-certified ophthalmologists, by appointment, for specialized surgical treatments.

Eye diseases and injuries

  • Developmental disorders, such as congenital cataracts
  • Ulcers of the cornea
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Recurrent uveitis

Common treatments

  • Surgical repair of traumatic injuries
  • Control of infection via treatment catheters
  • Laser removal of tumors

Appointments and referrals:

To schedule an appointment, refer a patient, or inquire about our clinical services, please call 703-771-6800 or email


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