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British Association
of Veterinary

Established to educate and train veterinary surgeons in veterinary ophthalmology, and to promote the practice, teaching and research of animal ophthalmology.

For veterinary surgeons in the UK and beyond with special interest in ophthalmology

Next Meeting

BrAVO Winter Meeting 2023 – Brachycephalic Ocular Syndrome

We are excited to announce our upcoming Winter Meeting in the Forest of Arden (November 10-12). This year we will be covering our ever-prevalent brachycephalic patients! Topics will include ophthalmic disease, as well as other concurrent issues they may present with and how best to manage anaesthesia. Further details on the full lecture programme to follow. Bookings can now be made for part or all of the conference (+/- accommodation).

BrAVO membership will be required to attend (except nurses and students).

Prices can be found here.


Veterinary Ophthalmologist Wanted (Brisbane, Australia)


Are you a skilled and compassionate Veterinary Ophthalmologist Specialist or Registrar looking to make a meaningful difference in the lives of pets and their owners?

We have the perfect opportunity for you!

Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre (BVSC, is a busy referral-based multi-disciplinary hospital in the sunny capital of Queensland, Australia. We have a successful Ophthalmology Department that sees a large caseload of diverse medical and surgical patients. BVSC prides themselves on having strong relationships with clients and referring vets alike, making the service renowned in region.


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BrAVO Benefits

Full membership of BrAVO is open to anyone with an interest in veterinary ophthalmology. Benefits include:

  • Required to attend Spring and Autumn meetings
  • Apply for Research Grants / Travel Scholarships
  • Book discounts
  • Reduced subscription to Veterinary Ophthalmology journal
  • Access to Facebook discussion group
  • Online access to meeting proceedings

Subscription costs £60 per year.

Membership period runs from 1st April - 31st March.

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