American Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Dr. Ines Dineli Bras graduated from Purdue University in 1995. In 2000, she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Louisiana State University. Dr. Bras completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Louisiana Veterinary Referral Center in 2001. From 2001 to 2004 she completed a residency in Comparative Ophthalmology at The Ohio State University in conjunction with her Master's of Science Degree focusing on the canine lens and posterior capsular opacification after cataract surgery. While at Ohio State,
Dr. Bras was the recipient of the hospital service award for her dedication to patients and clients. Dr. Bras is a Diplomate and board-certified member of The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. She is currently the president of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Vision for Animals Foundation, and has served as a board member for 8 years. She is an international speaker, and has participated in seminars in the United States, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, England, and Ireland. Dr. Bras is a member of the AVMA, LAVMA, and the CMVPR.
Dr. Bras' special interests in ophthalmology include cataract and glaucoma surgery. Dr. Bras is the pioneer in endolaser surgery for glaucoma, and has developed the surgical approach and technique in canine and feline patients.