The veterinary EYE center

New York City's premier pet ophthalmology center

New York City’s first veterinary ophthalmology center, conveniently located in the heart of Manhattan.

Open Hours
Mon - Thur: 8:00am to 6:00pm
Friday: Closed
Sat & Sun: Closed

our medical director

Dr. Alex LoPinto,

Dr. LoPinto heads up our team at the Veterinary Eye Center. He is one of only two veterinary ophthalmologists in New York City.

For Veterinarians: VEC is excited to work with the veterinary community to help deliver the best ophthalmology care to your patients. We look forward to partnering with you!

about us

New York City’s only ophthalmology-specific veterinary practice.

We built our center from the ground up for the sole purpose of providing the most advanced veterinary eye care possible.

Our Services

Conditions We Treat

We examine, diagnose, and treat the eyes of all species, including cats, dogs, birds and other exotic species.


  • Corneal Perforation
  • Corneal Sequestrum
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dermoid
  • Keratitis


  • Cataracts
  • Lens Luxation


  • Eyelid Masses
  • Prolapsed Gland of the Third Eyelid ("Cherry Eye")
  • Blepharitis
  • Entropion
  • Distichiasis and Trichiasis
  • Ectopic Cilia
  • Eyelid Agenesis

now booking Appointments

Conveniently Located in Midtown Manhattan.

Call us today to book an appointment.  

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