A Cataract Surgery Success Story: Yogi Can See His Family Now!

Yogi before and after cataract surgery performed by Dr. Kyle Tofflemire. Yogi's vision has improved greatly as a result of the surgery and he's doing so much better now.

Did you know?

Dr. Tofflemire performs an eye exam

Cataracts in Dogs

  • 75% of dogs develop cataracts within 1 year of being diagnosed with diabetes mellitus.
  • Cataract surgery successfully restores vision in 90% of diabetic dogs.
  • Dogs that undergo cataract surgery are 255 times less likely to experience painful sequelae (glaucoma, uveitis) than those with untreated cataracts.
  • Rapid onset diabetic cataracts cause spontaneous lens capsule rupture in 10% of cases.
  • Our board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist, Dr. Kyle Tofflemire, offers free initial consultations for all diabetic dogs to facilitate prompt diagnosis and management of cataracts and optimize prognosis for vision and comfort.

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