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Ophthalmology

Equine Ophthalmology at New Bolton CenterThe Ophthalmology Service at New Bolton Center provides complete ocular examination and diagnostics including slit lamp biomicroscopy, tonometry, ophthalmoscopy, ocular ultrasound, and electroretinography.

The Ophthalmology Service treats eye conditions such as corneal ulcers, Equine Recurrent Uveitis, cataracts, and glaucoma. A full range of ocular surgery is offered for conditions including lid lacerations, deep corneal ulcers or perforations, periocular tumors, and cataracts.

For patients requiring intensive treatment and close monitoring, hospitalization is available for round-the-clock care.

 

Contact Ophthalmology

Appointments: 610-925-6111

To schedule an appointment for an eye examination, call Mrs. Emily Daignault-Salvaggio during regular business hours.  

Emergencies: 610-444-5800

If you have an ocular emergency after business hours, call Emergency Services to be seen by an emergency doctor, with an ophthalmologist consulting as available. Emergency services are available 24 hours/ day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year.

Large Animal Ophthalmology Fellowship

Penn Vet's New Bolton Center is seeking applicants for a one-year Large Animal Ophthalmology Fellowship.


Veterinary ophthalmology is the specialty dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye.

Veterinary ophthalmologists are trained to treat eye diseases in all animal species, although many work in hospitals serving either small or large animals.

Meet the ophthalmology team at New Bolton Center.

Clinical Team
Dr. Nikki.Scherrer, New Bolton Center
Nicole Scherrer, DVM
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Large Animal Ophthalmology
Dr. Wotman, Ophthalmology Kathryn Wotman, DVM, (Ophthalmology), DACVO and DACVIM
  • Clinical Associate-Ophthalmology
  • Board Certifications: Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine
Braidee Foote, DVM, New Bolton Center Braidee Foote, DVM
  • Fellow, Large Animal Ophthalmology
Dr. Simone Iwabe, Penn Vet Ophthalmology Simone Iwabe, DVM, PhD
  • Resident
Sara Smith, DVM, Penn VetSara Smith, DVM
  •  Resident
  • Corneal ulcers
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Equine Recurrent Uveitis
  • Blindness

American College of Veterinary Ophthalmlogists: http://www.acvo.org
International Equine Ophthalmology Consortium: http://www.equineophtho.org/