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We have welcomed James M Histed BSc (Hons) DVM DipACVO MRCVS, and American and RCVS recognized specialist in veterinary ophthalmology, to Highcroft Veterinary Referrals. We now offer a first class Ophthalmology service with the most advanced technologies and methods, including the utilization of ocular ultrasound, ERG, CT and MRI.

Ocular health is an important factor for the quality of life of our clients pets and their human families.  As such, we are dedicated to providing outstanding service to our clients while ensuring the very best of care for their loved furry family members. It is our goal to assure that the patient’s owner is well informed and comfortable about their pet’s care.

What our specialist ophthalmology vet can treat

  • Anterior Uveitis
  • Cataract
  • Chronic superficial keratitis – Pannus
  • Corneal infections
  • Corneal Sequestrum
  • Crystalline Corneal Opacities
  • Distichiasis, Trichiasis, and Ectopic Cilia
  • Endothelial Cell Dystrophy
  • Entropion
  • Eosinophilic Keratitis – Proliferative Keratoconjunctivitis
  • Eyelid Tumors
  • Feline Herpes Viral Disease
  • Feline Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Feline Uveitis
  • Follicular Conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Horner’s Syndrome
  • Indolent or Non-Healing Ulcers
  • Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (KCS) “Dry Eye Syndrome”
  • Lens Luxation
  • Lenticular Sclerosis Nuclear Sclerosis
  • Medial Canthal Entropion
  • Nasolacrimal Duct System
  • Nictitans Gland Prolapse “Cherry Eye”
  • Pigmentary Keratitis
  • Acute blindness including Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) and Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration Syndrome (SARDS)
  • Uveal Cysts

the team

James Histed, Highcroft Veterinary Referrals

James M Histed

RCVS® recognised Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology

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COVID-19 Update

We are working safely and will continue to provide care for clients and their pets during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help us with our new ways of working, and to keep us all safe, please do not attend the practice unless you have a pre-booked appointment. Call for information and guidance.