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Brazos Valley Equine Hospital Develops
New Regional Referral Service for Horse Eye
Problems in South East Texas.
The eyes are the window of the soul –
At Brazos Valley Equine Hospital (BVEH) we
believe that the eyes are critical to the
health, performance, and wellbeing of your
horses and we place great value in providing our
patients with state of the art ophthalmological
diagnosis and treatment. We are excited to
report the launch of a new ophthalmology service
at BVEH-Navasota. Beginning May 28th, the
internationally renown, Dr. Dennis Brooks, will
be receiving appointments and doing surgery
Appointments can be scheduled today by calling
Brooks, DVM, PhD, DACVO is a pioneer in equine
ophthalmology. Not only did he write
“Ophthalmology for the Equine Practitioner”, one
of the most frequently consulted textbooks on
disorders of the equine eye, he has also has
helped train many of the top specialists in the
US. Dr. Brooks is currently a professor of
ophthalmology at the University of Florida,
where he helped build one of the busiest
ophthalmology caseloads in the world. He has
lectured extensively, both nationally and
internationally and has more than 150
publications. He is a recognized authority on
glaucoma, infectious keratitis and corneal
transplantation and has been featured in many
horse magazines, including The Horse. He is one
of the most respected ophthalmologists in
America and the premier equine eye specialist.
He will be performing detailed ophthalmic exams
to develop advanced treatment plans and
performing eye surgeries including corneal
grafts, corneal transplants, cataract surgery,
and enucleations among others.
BVEH will be scheduling cases for Dr. Brooks to
evaluate on May 28th and 29th. Cases will be
seen at BVEH’s facility in Navasota, TX. Both
complicated referral and primary cases will be
seen by Dr. Brooks. After the 29th of May, Dr.
Brooks will be returning to BVEH-Navasota for
the last Tuesday and Wednesday of every month.
Appointments fill quickly.
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