Eye Clinic for Animals
Veterinary and Pet Services - Crows Nest, NSW
Eye Clinic for Animals located in Crows Nest specialises in eye inflammation, glaucoma, feline herpes virus infection, eyelid abnormalities, eye removal surgery, blindness, cataracts and many more.
Eye Clinic for Animals is a specialist ophthalmology practice providing the highest professional level of care for our patients. Established in 1982 ECA now has 3 highly trained and experienced partners:
JEFFREY S SMITH
BVSC, FACVSC, DACVO
Jeff graduated from Sydney University in 1970 and after 3 years in general practice completed a residency in Veterinary and Comparative Ophthalmology at Cornell University and was granted Diplomate status of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1977.
Returning to Australia in 1978 Jeff gained Membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Canine Medicine and in 1983 become a Fellow of the ACVSc in Veterinary Ophthalmology.
CAMERON J G WHITTAKER
BVSC, MACVSC, DVCS, DACVO
Cameron graduated from Sydney University in 1989. After spending time in mixed animal practice he completed an internship at Sydney University in 1992 and the following year commenced a residency in Veterinary Ophthalmology at the University of Florida and was granted Diplomate status of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1996. He then worked at the Ohio State University as a visiting Assistant Professor before returning to Australia in 1997 to join Eye Clinic for Animals and providing specialist ophthalmology services to both small and large animals in Sydney and regional areas of NSW. Cameron also has served the NSW Division of the AVA and currently provides medicine and surgery lectures and practical sessions to Sydney University students. He voluntarily provides services to wildlife at both Sydney and Western Plains Zoos. Cameron has a special interest in cataract surgery, glaucoma, corneal medicine and surgery, retinal surgery and exotic animal ophthalmology.
BSC, VMD, DACVO
Kelly graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1997 after completing a Bachelor of Science in Biology from St Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. She then completed internships in Equine Medicine and Surgery, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Ophthalmology and Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. Kelly then completed a residency under the tutelage of Professor Seth Koch – one of the founding members of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists – and was granted Membership of that body in 2007.