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    Welcome Dr. Jana Korsch-Dismukes!

    We would like to introduce and welcome our Veterinary Ophthalmologist, Dr. Jana Korsch-Dismukes to the
    Riverview Animal Clinic family.

    Dr. Korsch-Dismukes

    Dr. Korsch-Dismukes received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Mississippi State University in 2003, graduating summa cum laude. Following this, she completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Korsch-Dismukes then completed a three-year ophthalmology residency at Veterinary Eye Care in Birmingham. She is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

    Dr. Korsch-Dismukes treats eye problems and performs surgery in all pets of all ages. She also has experience with zoo animals, exotic species and many wildlife species in need of ophthalmic exams, diagnoses and treatment.

    In her spare time, her hobbies include gardening, cooking, and swimming. She also enjoys spending time with her twin girls, husband, three dogs and cat.

    Dr. Korsch-Dismukes Areas of expertise include: 

    Corneal ulcer treatment – medical and surgical
    Corneal disease management and grafting surgeries
    Cataracts and cataract surgery with lens implants
    Glaucoma treatment and surgery
    Retinal detachments
    Laser surgery for uveal cysts
    Ocular melanomas
    Lens luxation management and surgery
    Dry eye treatment and surgery
    Prolapsed third eyelid gland repair ‘Cherry eye surgery’
    Nasolacrimal disease treatment
    Ocular manifestations of infectious diseases –diagnosis and management
    Eyelid surgeries for abnormalities and tumors
    Entropion/Ectropion repair
    Acute blindness – diagnosis and management
    Retinal diseases – diagnosis and management (Electroretinography)
    Breeding screening exams (OFA)
    Distichia and ectopic cilia surgery (abnormal eyelashes)
    Allergic eye disease treatment
    Uveitis (intraocular inflammation) treatment
    Immune-mediated ocular disease treatment and management
    Traumatic eye or orbit injuries – medical and surgical treatment
    Retrobulbar disease treatment
    Ocular ultrasound
    Optic nerve diseases and other neuro-opthalmic disease management

    Dr. Jana Korsch-Dismukes is available for appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Surgeries will be scheduled as needed, after evaluation. To schedule an appointment please contact Riverview Animal Clinic at 205.991.9580




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