VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Ophthalmology

Associate Editor

Audrey Yu-Speight

Audrey Yu-Speight

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) Ophthalmology, 2005


  • Residency in Ophthalmology, Cornell University, 2003
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine, Cornell University, 2000
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, 1999
  • Master of Science, Stanford University, 1991
  • Bachelor of Science, Stanford University, 1990

Current Professional Activities

  • Private referral specialty practice in Austin, TX
    (Veterinary Eye Center, PLLC,

Past Professional Activities

  • Veterinary Medical Specialist of the Year given by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association — 2021
  • Clinical Referral and Consultation Award given by the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice (sister organization to the Texas Veterinary Medical Association) — 2015
  • Clinical faculty — Cornell University
  • Internship and Ophthalmology Residency — Cornell University
  • Process Research & Development Engineer in Biotechnology for 4 years

Marital Status

  • Married to Evan Speight, research engineer in computer architecture


  • Caden, born in 2009
  • Graham, born in 2004


  • Four dogs: “Abby" (Lab/Heeler/Border collie mix), "Zip" (Pug/Chihuahua mix), "Juno" (Pug), "Bruno" (Poodle)
  • One bird: "Pepper" (Green Cheeked Conure)
  • Two guinea pigs: "Chocolate" and "Mint"
  • One freshwater tank
  • Over the rainbow bridge: three beloved cats, two beloved dogs, four parrots, three parakeets, two beloved hedgehogs, one guinea pig, many finches and fish


  • Scuba diving
  • Boating
  • Music — playing piano and flute
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Needlepointing

Favorite Quote

“The more you learn, the more you learn you don’t know.”

What I Like Most About VIN

Incredible communication among veterinarians and the sharing of resources and knowledge

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