Dr William Irving

Dr William Irving

William graduated veterinary science from James Cook University, Townsville, in 2017. He began to have a specialist interest in ophthalmology in his final year of vet school, which grew as years went on. Following university he completed the Queensland Veterinary Specialist rotating internship in 2018 in Brisbane, then 2 years of emergency and critical care work with Pet Emergency and general practice work within Brisbane. During this time as well undertaking several externships in Ophthalmology around Australia.
He then moved to Sydney and worked as an Ophthalmology Intern at Animal Referral Hospital before starting  at Eye Clinic for Animals.

William is currently a registrar at Eye Clinic for Animals, and is in training to become a Veterinary Ophthalmology Specialist.

Publications:

– Irving, William, Paul McCarthy, Benjamin Reynolds, Cameron Whittaker, Kelly Caruso, Jeff Smith, and Matthew Annear. “Superficial keratectomy for the treatment of spontaneous chronic corneal epithelial defects in dogs.” Veterinary Ophthalmology (2024).

– Irving, William M., Kelly Caruso, Matthew J. Annear, Cameron Whittaker, Benjamin D. Reynolds, Paul MG McCarthy, and Jeffrey Smith. “Free labial mucocutaneous graft for eyelid reconstruction in four dogs.” Veterinary Ophthalmology (2024).

– Irving, William, Cameron Whittaker, Kelly Caruso, Benjamin Reynolds, Paul McCarthy, and Jeff Smith. “Bullous keratopathy in a dwarf rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus domesticus).” Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine 47 (2023): 23-26.

– Irving, William, Matthew Annear, Cameron Whittaker, Kelly Caruso, Benjamin Reynolds, Paul McCarthy, and Jeff Smith. “Effect of dexmedetomidine added to retrobulbar blockade with lignocaine and bupivacaine in dogs undergoing enucleation surgery.” Veterinary Ophthalmology 27, no. 2 (2024): 148-157.

– Reynolds, B. D., M. J. Annear, K. A. Caruso, C. J. Whittaker, W. M. Irving, P. M. McCarthy, and J. S. Smith. “Feline distichiasis treated with cryoepilation: A retrospective study of 15 cats (27 eyes).” Veterinary Ophthalmology (2024).

– Reynolds, B. D., H. G. Nagel, E. Perry, C. J. Whittaker, K. A. Caruso, M. J. Annear, W. M. Irving et al. “Ophthalmic findings associated with Australian tick paralysis (holocyclotoxicity) in hospitalized domestic dogs and cats.” Veterinary Ophthalmology (2024).

– Reynolds, B. D., E. Perry, H. G. Nagel, C. J. Whittaker, K. A. Caruso, M. J. Annear, W. M. Irving et al. “Retrospective assessment of ophthalmic disease development in domestic dogs and cats when hospitalised with tick paralysis caused by Ixodes holocyclus.” Australian Veterinary Journal (2024).

– Ranocchia, J., W. Irving, and B. Haase. “Exclusion of previously described variant in LTBP2 for primary glaucoma in Australian Burmese cats.” Animal Genetics 54, no. 5 (2023): 657-658.

– Caruso, Kelly A., Benjamin D. Reynolds, Cameron J. Whittaker, Jeffrey S. Smith, William M. Irving, Paul G. McCarthy, Negar Hamzianpour, and Gladys Boo. “Use of subdermal hyaluronic acid injections and a free labial mucocutaneous graft for the repair of feline eyelid agenesis.” Veterinary Ophthalmology 25, no. 3 (2022): 209-218.

– Reynolds, Benjamin D., Cameron Whittaker, Kelly Caruso, Matthew J. Annear, Negar Hamzianpour, William Irving, Paul MG McCarthy, and Jeffrey S. Smith. “An investigation into the development of qualitative tear film disorders in dogs following cryoepilation for distichiasis.” Veterinary Ophthalmology 26 (2023): 168-172.

Presentations:

– Clinical Outcomes of Empirical Selection of Chloramphenicol and Ofloxacin in the Treatment of Keratomalacia. American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology Conference. 2020

– Effect of dexmedetomidine added to retrobulbar blockade with lignocaine and bupivacaine in dogs undergoing enucleation surgery. American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology Conference. 2021

– Clinical features of primary glaucoma in Australian Burmese cats. Australian College of Veterinary Sciences’ Science Week Conference. 2022

– Canine Eyelid Reconstruction Using a Free Labial Mucocutaneous Graft Following Large Mass Resection. American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology Conference. 2023

– Superficial keratectomy for the treatment of spontaneous chronic corneal epithelial defects (SCCEDs). Australian College of Veterinary Sciences’ Science Week Conference. 2023