Dylan Buss, DVM MS
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Dr. Buss attended Augustana University College in Camrose, Alberta, Canada, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. He then earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree with Honors from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Following graduation, Dr. Buss spent the next several years in private practice. It was at this time he discovered his interest in veterinary ophthalmology. This prompted him to return to school, where he completed a residency in Comparative Ophthalmology and earned a Master’s degree in Veterinary Science at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in Columbia, MO.
Dr. Buss finished his residency and practiced in both Miami and Deerfield Beach Florida until 2013/14 when he returned to Canada, met his wife and decided to head back to sunny south Florida in 2015 where he owned the Fort Lauderdale and Deerfield Beach locations of a private ophthalmology clinic. In January of 2022 he merged these practices with good friends and colleagues to help grow Veterinary Eye Institute (VEI). He continues to practice ophthalmology at these two south Florida locations as well working with VEI in helping to grow a national network of ophthalmologists.
Dr. Buss enjoys all aspects of veterinary ophthalmology but has a special interest in diseases of the cornea and lens, particularly those that require surgery. He has a great deal of experience with domestic animals, including dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, and horses. In addition, he has gained experience with many exotic animals while treating patients at zoos and animal rehabilitation and rescue organizations. To date, he has examined elephants, sea lions, seals, snow leopards, tigers, camels, alpacas, llamas, opossums, owls, hawks, parrots, and penguins to name a few!
Dr. Buss has been published in numerous research publications, including Veterinary Ophthalmology, and has presented his findings at the Gulf Atlantic Vet Conference and the annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists meetings.
When Dr. Buss is away from the hospital, he enjoys snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, hockey, downhill skiing, and relaxing at the beach with his wife and son.