Ophthalmology Internship at Lumbry Park (Hampshire, UK)

Veterinary Ophthalmology Internship Position at the Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists (Hampshire, Alton, UK)

An exciting opportunity for a veterinary surgeon interested in a career in Veterinary Ophthalmology has arisen at our state-of-the-art multi-disciplinary referral hospital. The successful candidate will join our growing ophthalmology team for a 12-month ophthalmology internship commencing in October/November 2022. The ophthalmology team currently consists of one ECVO diplomate, one ECVO residency trained surgeon and one ophthalmology nurse.

The ophthalmology internship will involve a range of duties to help facilitate the running of the department; including a contribution to inpatient care, consultations, student teaching, assisting with the management of emergencies, supervised primary care responsibility, diagnostic procedures, and surgeries. The role will expose you to training in the medical and surgical management of patients as well as working within a referral team setting. You will be encouraged to be involved in clinical research. The ophthalmology internship would prepare you well for entry into an approved residency training programme.

The ophthalmology internship position is full-time (40-hour week); and the successful candidate will contribute to our weekdays/weekends/bank holidays on call and out of hours ophthalmology clinic rotas. We offer a very generous remuneration and CPD package for internships.

The applicant will have experience of working in general practice for two years and/or has completed a rotating internship at a multi-disciplinary hospital. A postgraduate qualification in ophthalmology would be extremely useful but is not essential. We expect that candidate will have excellent standards of written and spoken English.

The application for this position should include 1) a letter of intent 2) curriculum vitae 3) contact details of two referees.

The successful applicant will need to hold a UK valid current driving licence and be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS), whilst also having the right to work in UK (UK or EU citizenship, or with valid UK working VISA for the duration of the internship).

Applications should be submitted via this link by 24th August 2022. Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview on 1st September 2022.

For informal discussion regarding the programme please contact Dr. Renata Stavinohova on e-mail


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ESVO Webinar: Suprachoroidal drug delivery

“Suprachoroidal drug delivery – indications, pharmacology, and technique

The suprachoroidal space (SCS) is a space that is located between the choroid and sclera and thus surrounds the entire ocular posterior segment. Use of the SCS as a potential site for ocular drug delivery is advantageous because this route avoids substantial drug barriers such as the tear film, surface epithelium, conjunctival lymphatics, and the sclera.

This time we will talk to BRIAN C. GILGER, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVO, Dipl. ABT

Looking forward to “seeing” all of you on August, 23 2022 at 21 CET

Jiri Beranek and ESVO board”

Register here:

Ophthalmology Internship at Rowe Referrals (Bristol, UK)

Looking to launch your career in veterinary ophthalmology? 

We are looking for an intern in veterinary ophthalmology to come and join our ophthalmology team. This 12-15 month post is aimed at providing a good grounding in ophthalmic anaesthesia, examination techniques, case management and basic ophthalmic surgery for a qualified veterinary surgeon.  

Previous experience with managing your own ophthalmic cases an advantage but flexibility, willingness to learn and to work as part of a team are more important. We pride ourselves in not only giving the best possible treatment and care to our patients and clients, but also in creating a supportive and encouraging working environment for our colleagues.  

Applicants must be MRCVS registered and have good spoken and written English. 

Email or call David Nutbrown-Hughes ( 07814 147225) for more information or to discuss. Please send a CV and covering letter to apply.

Board-certified/eligible Ophthalmologist wanted at Southfields Veterinary Specialists (Essex, UK)

Southfields Veterinary Specialists is a large multidisciplinary (14 services) referral hospital in southeast England, just outside London. This is a unique opportunity to join us and help grow our ophthalmology team as we prepare to move to our brand new 42,000 sq ft state-of-the-art hospital.

For more information click here

PDF: 7816 SOUTH Recruitment Opthalmologist Ad A4

ESVO Webinar: Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy in Dogs

Full details here:

About this event:

Dear colleagues, dear friends of ophthalmology,

ESVO is happy to announce new webinar issue: CED corneal endothelia dystrophy in dogs

In dogs, corneal endothelial dystrophy is a bilateral, primary degenerative process of endothelial cells. With disease progression, it can result in corneal edema, bullous keratopathy, ulcerative keratitis, and increased risk of corneal infection, which severely compromises vision and comfort in affected patients. Boston Terriers, chihuahuas, dachshunds, German shorthaired pointers and German wirehaired pointers are predisposed.

This time we will talk to Sara Thomnasy, DVM, PHD, DACVO

Looking forward to “seeing” all of you on May, 31 2022 at 21 CET

Jiri Beranek and ESVO board

Veterinary Ophthalmologist Role at Westmoor Veterinary Hospital (Devon, UK)

Westmoor Veterinary Hospital is seeking a Veterinary Ophthalmologist to join the team. This is an exciting role, which can be flexible for the right candidate. The ophthalmology caseload is busy and varied, supporting a wide area of local practices. Our two ophthalmic consulting rooms are kitted-out with a full range of diagnostic equipment, including Retivet ERG. Experienced ophthalmic nurses run the dedicated eye theatre, which sports a lovely Topcon microscope, phacoemulsification equipment, operating chair and ventilator. A BVA panellist visits on a regular basis to run eye-testing days to support breeders in the southwest.

The ideal candidate will be a friendly and enthusiastic team player, keen to take part in journal club and bring new ideas. You would be supported by a progressive team, where CPD is encouraged and fully funded. The salary is generous and the hours can be negotiated to suit both parties.

The practice is situated in picturesque Tavistock (Devon) with easy access to Dartmoor, Cornwall and the coast, and not far from the cities of Exeter and Plymouth. The ophthalmology caseload runs separately from the general practice, but supports their eye cases when required. The veterinary team includes certificate holders in Cardiology, Medicine and Imaging. We pride ourselves on providing a quality, caring service and have qualified nurses on site overnight to care for any inpatients.

For more information, please contact the Clinical Director or for an informal chat, speak to Kate Salmon (ophthalmologist) on 07973403358

PDF: Job Advertisment Westmoor

Board-certified or Experienced Referral Ophthalmologist – Highcroft Referrals (Bristol, UK)

Highcroft Referral is a large multidisciplinary referral hospital providing veterinary referral services across the South West of England and South Wales. Our services are all specialist led and include Ophthalmology, Anaesthesia, Oncology, Orthopaedic surgery, Soft Tissue Surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Dermatology and Diagnostic Imaging. Our busy, growing practice are focused on high quality medicine, patient care, client communication, and a team-oriented approach.  We have a strong small animal only caseload.  Our well-trained staff members are respected at all levels, and we strive to create an enjoyable and efficient work environment. We are part of CVS (UK) Ltd, the largest provider of integrated veterinary services in the UK. The referrals division currently operates eight referral hospitals in the UK and Ireland.

We are looking for a board-certified/eligible or experienced referral Ophthalmologist on a full time basis.

We offer a first class Ophthalmology service with comprehensive diagnostic and treatment facilities including ERG, GE ultrasound machine, Zeiss operating microscope, Whitestar Signature phaco machine, on-site Siemens 16-slice CT, Phillips 1.5T MRI and all the other expected diagnostic and surgical tools to enable the ophthalmology service to perform all procedures. The new hospital will also include an Elekta 6MV Linac, capable of intensity-modulated and stereotactic radiotherapy treatment.

We are currently based in Southwest Bristol, and in Spring 2023 our new hospital (for more information click here) will open close to the M49 motorway in Avonmouth (North of the city, with excellent travel links to Wales, the Southwest, Central and Southern England) and will launch as Bristol Vet Specialists.  This is a beautiful and affordable area of the country in which to work, catering for city and country-lovers alike.  Highcroft has a very strong team spirit and cases are managed in a collegiate manner.  Quality of life for staff is very important with full-time specialists typically working a 4-day week; part-time and flexible working practice can also be accommodated.  A very competitive remuneration package is available for the right candidate.

If you would like to know more about this exciting position we would be delighted to hear from you.  Please send expressions of interest to for the attention of Paul Higgs, or apply here.

PDF: Ophthalmologist – Highcroft Referrals. 13.5.22

Flexible Ophthalmology Role at Seadown Vets (Southampton, UK)

Are you an ophthalmology certificate holder looking to progress, or perhaps you are currently enrolled on a certificate in search of some interesting cases and more of a challenge?

Seadown is a large, independent mixed practice, with hospital status at our main premises in near Southampton and our practice area covers the beautiful New Forest.

We see both internal and external ophthalmology referrals.

Our friendly Seadown team includes two advanced practitioners and one vet enrolled on her certificate. We have an OOH service for our own clients and can therefore hospitalise cases when required.

Equipment includes operating microscope, phacoemulsification, electrolysis, ERG, tonometers, gonioscopy and slit lamps.

This could be a full or part time position, we are flexible for the right candidate and it could include some first opinion work.

Please email your CV, with a covering letter and any queries to Anna Jennings at or contact the practice on 02380842237. We really look forward to hearing from you.

Recordings of BrAVO Spring Meeting 2022 – Oculoplastics

Thanks to everyone who attended our Spring meeting, it was great to see so many of you in Manchester! Feedback has been really positive, and we are working hard to make our next meeting just as successful. For those who who were unable to attend, we are pleased to offer recordings of the whole event at a discounted price of £100. The recordings will remain online until 31st July 2022.

You need to be a BrAVO member to purchase these. Once purchased via the link below, you will be sent the link and password to watch the lectures online. For those who haven’t subscribed yet for BrAVO membership this year, there is the option to buy this at the same time as accessing the recordings.

BrAVO Members: Access to Spring Meeting 2022 – £100
Non-Members: Access to Spring Meeting 2022 & Annual BrAVO Membership – £145

Deadline for purchasing the recordings is 8th May 2022, 10:00pm GMT.

Veterinary Ophthalmology Internship Position at the Eye Veterinary Clinic (Herefordshire, UK)

Veterinary Ophthalmology Internship Position at the Eye Veterinary Clinic (Herefordshire, UK)

An exciting opportunity for a veterinary surgeon interested in a career in Veterinary Ophthalmology has arisen at our clinic. We have two 12-month intern positions available starting July 2022 and January 2023 at the Eye Veterinary Clinic, Leominster. The successful applicants will be working as part of our fantastic team, including fellow interns, three ECVO residents, four ophthalmology diploma holders and our anaesthesia specialist. We have a dedicated team of eleven veterinary nurses, four animal care assistants and two receptionists to help provide the best clinical and client service. A large focus will be on in-patient care and provision of assistance to the veterinary ophthalmologists. The successful applicant will be expected to be on-site when on-call.

This position is ideally suited to an enthusiastic individual who has already spent two years in general practice or has completed a rotating internship at a multi-disciplinary hospital.

If you think this is the position for you, please mail your application with a covering letter and a CV to or call 01568 616616 for an informal chat with Rachael Grundon.