New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA

New Bolton Center Ophthalmology

The 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. We also offer a full range of ocular surgery for conditions including eyelid lacerations, deep corneal ulcers or perforations, uveitis, glaucoma, ocular/periocular tumors, and cataracts. 

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

First Tuesday Lecture Series: Dr. Nikki Scherrer, "Problems 'Eye' Commonly See"

In February 2021, Dr. Nicole Scherrer, DACVO, New Bolton Center Ophthalmologist, spoke about common conditions and special issues in equine eyes.

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.

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, DACVO
  •  Assistant Professor of Clinical Large Animal Ophthalmology
  • Board Certification: American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

Ophthalmology Residents & Interns
Dr. Harathi Krishnan
  • Harathi Krishnan,VMD
  • Resident
Dr. Valerie Dufour, Ophthalmology, Penn Vet

  • Valerie Dufour, DVM, MSc
  • Resident, Ophthalmology

  • Ophthalmology-NBCCorneal ulcers
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Equine Recurrent Uveitis
  • Blindness