Dr. Caroline Betbeze

Dr. Caroline Betbeze

Department

  • Clinical Sciences
  • Veterinary Specialty Center

Title

  • Associate Clinical Professor

Contacts

cmb1@msstate.edu
Office: (662) 325-7339

Overview

Summary:

Dr. Betbeze is a veterinary ophthalmologist at the Animal Health Center and the Veterinary Specialty Center, an affiliate of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is an eye specialist and sees all species. Dr. Betbeze received her DVM at MSU-CVM and completed her Master of Science degree and residency in comparative veterinary ophthalmology at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. Dr. Betbeze is board certified in the specialty of veterinary ophthalmology. She has practiced veterinary ophthalmology for over 15 years and has extensive clinical expertise to offer the highest level of eye care for all species. Commonly treated diseases include dry eye, glaucoma, cataracts, and corneal diseases. Dr. Betbeze also performs surgeries such as cataract, eyelid, and corneal surgery for pets.

Education:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, 2002
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Food Science and Technology, Mississippi State University, 1999

Research interests:

Her research interests include ophthalmic surgery and ocular pain control.

Publications

Journal Article

Published Abstract

  • Prospective evaluation of standing subconjunctival enucleation with orbital prosthesis in 20 horses. The 49th Annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Meeting; Baltimore, MD. 2018
  • Correlation of orbital measurements to globe size for presurgical determination of orbital prosthesis size in horses. The 47th Annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Meeting; Monterey, CA. 2017
  • The effects of subconjunctival bupivacaine, lidocaine, and mepivacaine on corneal sensitivity in healthy horses. The 48th Annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Meeting; Minneapolis, MN. 2017

Review, Journal

Presentations

Oral Presentation

  • "Standing Subconjunctival Enucleation with Orbital Prosthesis in 20 Horses." ACVO Annual Meeting, ACVO, Minneapolis, MN. 2018

Poster

  • "Correlation of orbital measurements to globe size for presurgical determination of orbital prosthesis size in horses." The 47th Annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Meeting, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, Monterey, CA. 2016

Areas of Expertise

Veterinary, Eye, Health, cataract, cornea