Ophthalmology

betbeeze cateyeOur small animal, exotic and large animal pets can develop a number of conditions that affect eyesight and may require the care of a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist. An ophthalmologist specializes in all areas of the eyes. Dr. Caroline Betbeze, a board-certified ophthalmologist at MSU-CVM, practices at the Animal Health Center and our affiliate center, Veterinary Speciality Center. Appointments are seen at the AHC (240 Wise Center Drive on MSU's campus/MSU-CVM). Dr. Betbeze diagnoses and treats conditions of the eye, and teams with referring veterinarians on their more difficult ocular cases. In addition to using the latest diagnostic equipment and treatments, she and her team provide a high-level of care, compassion, and education to clients, their pets and referring veterinarians. To make an appointment with Dr. Betbeze, please call  662-325-1351 or 662-325-7339. Appointments are seen at the Animal Health Center (MSU-CVM, 240 Wise Center Drive) and Veterinary Specialty Center (1207 Highway 182W)

Commonly diagnosed and treated conditions:


Cataracts
Corneal abrasions
Corneal ulcers
Glaucoma
Inflammation of the eye
Dry eye
Tumors
Eyelid abnormalities
Distichia
Retinal problems
Lens abnormalities

 

 

Staff:

 

 

betbeze caroline-webDr. Caroline Betbeze
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Clinical Associate Professor

Dr. Betbeze received her DVM at MSU-CVM and completed her Master of Science degree and residency in comparative veterinary ophthalmology at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Betbeze is board certified in the specialty of veterinary ophthalmology. She has practiced veterinary ophthalmology for 10 years and has extensive clinical expertise to offer the highest level of eye care for all species. Commonly treated diseases include dry eye, glaucoma, cataracts, and corneal diseases. Dr. Betbeze also performs surgeries such as cataract, eyelid, and corneal surgery for pets. Her interests include teaching veterinary students and interns as well as practicing clinical ophthalmology.

   
 

wong poDr. Po Ting Wong
Intern

Dr. Po Ting is originally from Hong Kong but grew up in Brooklyn, NY. She received her DVM from Cornell University in 2013 and did a small animal rotating internship at a private practice, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, in New Jersey. She has worked as an emergency doctor for three years before joining us at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her hobbies include cooking, photography and aquarium keeping.

   
  dray stephanieTechnologist, Stephany Dray CVT
Stephanie is from Grenada, MS and completed the veterinary medical technology program in 2013.  She won the Student of the Year award and clinical and technical excellence award that year. She is a certified veterinary technologist.   She enjoys teaching the veterinary  and veterinary technology students and taking care of patients.   She has one cat and two dogs and lives in Starkville, MS.