American College of Veterinary
light shall prevail over darkness..."
Dr. Stephanie L. Beaumont is
board-certified by the American College of Veterinary
Ophthalmologists (ACVO). A board-certified veterinary
ophthalmologist is a licensed veterinarian that has continued
his/her education by serving a 1 year internship followed by a 3
year residency in a teaching program that has been approved by the
AVCO. After successful completion of the residency, the candidate
must pass a rigorous credentials process and board exam. Once this
is accomplished, the veterinarian becomes a Diplomate of the
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and is then
considered a specialist, or expert, in the field of veterinary
A board-certified veterinary
ophthalmologist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of
conditions involving the eyes and associated structures and uses
highly specialized equipment for examination and surgery of the
eyes. There are currently only about 350 board certified veterinary
ophthalmologists in the world.
Veterinary specialty services are
meant to supplement, not replace, your pet's primary healthcare
provided by your veterinarian.
For more information about ACVO
please visit their website at www.acvo.com