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 Dr. Hammond is a proud member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners and American Animal Hospital Association


The mission of our practice is to provide veterinary ophthalmology service for the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disorders in the dog, cat, horse and other animals. We strive to provide these services through state of the art medicine and surgery in the inter-mountain region of Colorado. We have adopted the standards of the American Association of Equine Practitioners and the American Animal Hospital Association.

Ongoing Checkup

Eye Clinic Veterinary in Wheat Ridge, Colorado specializes in providing state of the art and compassionate animal eye care for dogs, cats, and horses, along with a range of other domesticated animals. From ocular surgery to glaucoma and cataract treatment, we work gently on improving your animal's eyesight.

Veterinary Ophthalmology

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The Eye Clinic operates as a referral practice.  Appointment scheduling may be made by a pet owner or referring veterinarian.  Please call to make an appointment.  We are not able to provide email scheduling.  Emergency ophthalmology services are available.  Dr. Hammond is only accepting new patients that have not been previously examined and/or are under treatment with other Veterinary Ophthalmologists. He requires previous medical history and records to be received prior to the exam. If we have not received records by then, your pet's appointment will need to be rescheduled. We accept Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and Care Credit.

Referrals and Appointments

Dr. Todd Hammond

About Dr. Todd Hammond and Eye Clinic Veterinary

Our founder and veterinarian, Dr. Todd Hammond, specializes in animal eye care and is a fully licensed DVM, MS, DACVO. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1974 at Colorado State University, long before starting Eye Clinic Veterinary in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. After completing a residency, he was awarded a master's degree in comparative ophthalmology in 1984. In 1985, he became a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist. He also attended the University of Texas medical school and Herman Eye Center in Houston, Texas for further comparative ophthalmology training. Dr. Hammond was an affiliate faculty member in clinical sciences at CSU from 1982-1987. In addition, he has presented at national and local meetings and has published articles and book chapters. Multiple times a year he travels a circuit to the western slope of Colorado to perform eye clinics.

With more than 30 years of experience, our clinic strives to provide eye care services through state-of-the-art medicine and surgical procedures for the Rocky Mountain region. Fully licensed to practice in both Colorado and Wyoming, we abide by the standards of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP).  Beginning in 2009, Eye Clinic Veterinary received an award of excellence from the AAHA for meeting all clinical standards.  We continue to abide by these high clinical standards. 

Mission Statement

We provide veterinary ophthalmology service for the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disorders in a variety of domesticated animals, including, but not limited to,  dogs, cats, and horses.  "... that light shall prevail over darkness."

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Member of American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologist (ACVO)
Member of American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
Member of American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)