Dr Georgie Fricker BVSc MRCVS CertVOphthal DipECVO

RCVS and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology


Georgie qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2005, having developed a keen interest in ophthalmology during her final year elective. She spent 3 years in general practice regularly attending ophthalmology courses in both the UK and abroad before moving into referral ophthalmology practice at Optivet Referrals. Georgie gained her RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Ophthalmology in 2011. She enjoys the challenge of all aspects of ophthalmology.​

Publications, Presentations and Awards
​Vet Rec Open. 2018 Dec 5; 5(1):e000298. eCollection 2018. Effect of methadone and acepromazine premedication on tear production in dogs. Volk HA, West E, Linn-Pearl RN, Fricker GV, Panti A, Gould DJ.

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.

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