VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Ophthalmology

Associate Editor

Erica Tolar

Erica Tolar

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO), 2007


  • Residency in Ophthalmology, University of Illinois, 2007
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine, University of Tennessee, 2004
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2003
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry and Biology, 1999

Current Professional Activities

  • Owner and Chief of Staff of Bluegrass Veterinary Vision, Louisville, KY
  • Private equine ophthalmology practice in Louisville, KY; Bluegrass Veterinary Vision
  • Chair of the Health Committee board member for the American Sloughi Association
  • Louisville Zoo Foundation board member

Past Professional Activities

  • International Equine Ophthalmology Consortium, Planning Committee
  • Small Animal Rotating Internship, University of Tennessee
  • Residency in Ophthalmology, University of Illinois


  • Riding and showing American Saddlebred horses


  • 3 Sloughi's (Dhaakir, Twiggy, Riyadh)
  • 5 American Saddlebreds
  • Mieko a bare eyed cockatoo

Favorite Quote

"Can't means I don't want to." —My Grandma

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