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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

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BrAVO Spring Meeting ONLINE – Aspiring Ophthalmologists

We are delighted to present a full day of lectures to guide those who are starting on their path of ophthalmology. Older ophthalmologists may pick up a few tips too!

Topics will include how to get the most from the ophthalmic examination, diagnostics and what options there are for career growth in our specialty. There will be live panel discussions to give attendees the opportunity to ask any burning questions they have.

BrAVO Members: £100+VAT
Nurses and Interns: £60+VAT
Students: £40+VAT

Deadline for registration is Tuesday 16th March 2020, 5:00pm GMT.


Experienced ophthalmologist required as locum (Oxfordshire, UK)

Focus Referrals is a single specialist ophthalmology referral service based in Banbury, Oxfordshire. We have recently moved to a purpose built clinic where we offer personal, high quality referrals to our local veterinary surgeons. Focus requires an experienced ophthalmologist to run our service to provide holiday cover for various periods from June onwards. If you are interested in this […]

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BrAVO Benefits

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

  • Attend Spring and Autumn meetings
  • Research Grants / Travel Scholarships
  • Book discounts
  • Reduced subscription to Veterinary Ophthalmology journal
  • Access to discussion group
  • Online access to proceedings

Subscription costs £40+VAT per year.

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

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Training Information

Considering post-graduate training in veterinary ophthalmology?

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