University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Sandmeyer, Lynne

Professor, Ophthalmology
Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Office Location: WCVM 1253
Phone: 306-966-1336
Fax: 306-966-7174

Academic Credentials

Dr. Lynne Sandmeyer, a WCVM graduate, completed her Doctor of Veterinary Science (ophthalmology) degree at the University of Guelph. Dr. Sandmeyer is the Graduate Chair for the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences.

Teaching and Clinical Areas

Dr. Sandmeyer joins veterinary ophthalmologist Dr. Bruce Grahn and Dr. Bianca Bauer in WCVM's very successful veterinary ophthalmology program. This includes clinical service within the small and large animal clinics of the VMC, as well as, graduate and undergraduate teaching, in addition to research.  Dr. Sandmeyer is the Assistant Director of the Small Animal Clinic.

Research Interests

Dr. Sandmeyer has research interest in a variety of topics in veterinary ophthalmology. A primary focus has been congenital stationary night blindness (CSNB) and equine recurrent uveitis (ERU) in the Appaloosa horse. Other interests include hereditary and acquired ocular diseases in the dog, infectious conjunctivitis in cats, and ocular pathology.  Current research interests include the use of optical coherence tomography in the diagnosis of retinal disease in veterinary species.