Advanced Eye Care Technology for Pets on the Connecticut Shoreline

Eye Care

Tools of the Pet Eye Care Trade

Our facility provides utilizes a number of pieces of eye care equipment used to diagnose and treat your pet. The tools include:

  • Ophthalmoscope—
    Used for examining the retina and vitreous humor.
  • Applanation tonometer (TonoPen)—
    Used for determining the amount of fluid pressure in the eye (intraocular pressure). This helps us to diagnose glaucoma and other ocular diseases.
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Why Pet Eye Care Is Important

We may think of our pets as mostly reliant on their keen sense of smell, but their ocular health majorly impacts their quality of life. That’s why eye exams are part of any regular checkup at Clinton Veterinary Hospital.

Dogs and cats can experience a variety of eye disease and eye injuries over the course of a lifetime. Here are some conditions you should let us help you with:

  • Cataract: An opaque blockage on the lens of the eye that causes impaired vision and sometimes blindness.
  • Cherry Eye: An enlarged tear gland forming a mass on the eye.
  • Conjunctivitis: Red and swollen eyes, often with discharge.
  • Corneal Ulcers: An erosion or open sore in the outer layer of the cornea.
  • Dry Eye: Diminished tear production causing inflammation, squinting, and sometimes discharge.
  • Epiphora: An overflowing of tear production that creates stains on the facial fur.
  • Ectropion: An outward turning of the upper eyelid that causes the lower lid to droop.
  • Entropion: A rolling in of the eyelid causing discharge and tearing.
  • Glaucoma: Cloudiness in the eye and enlargement of the eye due to an increased pressure in the eyeball.
  • Progressive Renal Atrophy: Blindness caused by a deteriorating retina.
  • Uveitis: A swelling and irritation of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye, which supplies blood to the retina.

Contact us today for a regular checkup or even a specific examination of your pet’s eyes. Let’s look out for your pet’s optimal quality of life, together!

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“We think you guys are great!!! We are new puppy owners and have not had a dog before and are real novices. All of you — docs, technicians, front desk personnel — have been so patient and accommodating with us as we get used to Puff being a member of our family. It is really helpful and reassuring to know that you guys are there for Puff and us.”

“We just love Dr. Price! Her kind and calm demeanor immediately puts our Sophie at ease. She is a genuine “dog whisperer” and a valuable resource in maintaining our dog’s health.”

“Looking for the very best in veterinary care look no further; Clinton Veterinary Hospital offers the ultimate in veterinary expertise and a true love and compassion for every pet that comes through the door. They are a very caring group of people.”

“Have been going to the Clinton Veterinary Hospital for decades. Literally. They are knowledgeable, and treat you and your pet with respect and consideration.”

“I’ve been going to Clinton Vet for years now. Many cats have come and gone. Good times and bad. The staff there is so caring!!!!! Drs. The Best!!!!!!! Now, if only my own Dr. could be so caring!”

“I have been visiting the Clinton Veterinary Hospital for many years. I am happy to say that I’m always very happy. Dr Price is our vet and my husband and I are very happy with her. She takes the time and is patient with our pets. It means a lot to us. Thank you for being there for us.”

“For my little girl Jessie to be so excited when we arrive to go see the Doc or Tech is remarkable! Thank you for all your consideration and the pleasant atmosphere.”

“Dr Ciok is always friendly, helpful , knowledgeable and unhurried in the time he spends with us. We're very happy that he and Dr Price found CVH and stayed there.”

“Dr. Price and Dr. Ciok are wonderful Vets with broad knowledge, and genuine love and concern for our 2 cats. When both cats faced critical procedures and treatments they shared direct contact information should there be an urgent need.”

“In my 60 years of owning pets, I have never had such knowledgeable, up-to-date, compassionate, caring veterinarians. Our current four animals are receiving excellent care. I wouldn't go anywhere else!”

We Are Here for You, We Want to Hear From You:

Clinton Veterinary Hospital welcomes your calls and your face-to-face visits. We want you to be informed before, during, and after any interaction with us.

Clinton Veterinary Hospital

  • Monday – Friday
    8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    (Appointments begin at 8:30 a.m.)
  • Saturday
    8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    (Appointments begin at 9 a.m.)
  • Sunday

After Hours Emergencies

Clinton Veterinary Hospital sees emergencies Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. For emergencies during all other hours, please contact one of the facilities below:

Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine
Ocean State Veterinary Specialists
Pieper Memorial Veterinary Center

Connect With Us:

(860) 669-5721