February 3, 2021
Gilger Awarded Prestigious Ocular Medicine Fellowship
Professor of Ophthalmology Brian Gilger is just the second-ever veterinarian to receive the honor.
November 13, 2020
NC State Veterinary Medicine’s Gilger Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award
Brian Gilger, who received the honor from Auburn University, has made invaluable contributions to the understanding and treatment of equine ocular disease.
February 27, 2017
For Ruthie the Chimp, Clear Sight From Expert Hands
A cataract removal procedure is as common for animals as it is for humans, but for Ruthie the chimpanzee, it's a matter of life and death...
June 13, 2016
Making Kayak Ship Shape
Kayak had mature cataracts in both eyes that were so advanced it was impairing her vision severely, making everything a blur. Cataracts can form as a result of trauma, poor nutrition, or excessive...
January 3, 2016
New Research Study Focuses on Mysterious Eye Disease in Dogs
SARDS is an ocular disease that damages the rods and cones within the retina of an affected dog’s eyes. The retina degenerates and the result is complete blindness. Why this happens and how to prevent it are questions...
April 1, 2015
NC State Veterinary Hospital Participates in National Service Animal Eye Exam Program
Owners of service animals are invited to register for the National Service Animal Eye Exam Program and have their animal receive a free screening-wellness eye exam by specialists with the North Carolina State University Veterinary Hospital. Registration for all service animals, including horses, will take place during April with exams scheduled at the Veterinary Hospital’s