Dr Georgie Fricker BVSc MRCVS CertVOphthal DipECVO
RCVS and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Georgie gained her Bachelor of Veterinary Science from Liverpool University in 2005 and initially worked in general practice for 3 years. Having recognised an interest in ophthalmology she joined a referral centre where she gained her RCVS certificate in veterinary ophthalmology in 2011. She moved to Davies Veterinary Specialists in 2012 to undertake an ECVO residency, becoming a European and RCVS recognised specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology in 2016. Georgie has remained at Davies where she is actively involved in training residents and particularly enjoys teaching both corneal and intraocular surgery. She was admitted to the BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Panel in 2018 and joined the ECVO communications committee in the same year. On a Wednesday morning Georgie runs an Ophthalmology clinic at London Veterinary Specialists in Hampstead.
Publications, Presentations and Awards
Vet Ophthalmol. 2016 Sep;19(5):379-85. Epub 2015 Sep 11. Survey of the incidence of pectinate ligament dysplasia and glaucoma in the UK Leonberger population. Fricker GV, Smith K, Gould DJ
Vet Ophthalmol. 2017 Jan;20(1):11-15. Epub 2015 Dec 21. Immediate effects of diamond burr debridement in patients with spontaneous chronic corneal epithelial defects, light and electron microscopic evaluation. Dawson C, Naranjo C, Sanchez-Maldonado B, Fricker GV, Linn-Pearl RN, Escanilla N, Kafarnik C, Gould DJ, Sanchez RF, Matas-Riera M.