Dr. Brightman


Alan Brightman, DVM, MS, DACVO is a board certified Ophthalmologist. He earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kanas State University in 1974. He is a pioneer in the ophthalmology field. Before he was a consultant, he served as a full professor of ophthalmology at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University.

Dr. Brightman specializes in the entire spectrum of medical and surgical ophthalmology of all animal species. He is also the author of more than 90 publications and pioneered a number of surgical procedures. These procedures include the full thickness corneal graft, eyelid wedge resection, cryosurgery for canine glaucoma, and the intraocular prosthesis. We are very pleased to have Dr. Brightman at Frey Pet Hospital. He brings more than 28 years of clinical and surgical experience, research, and teaching in ophthalmology to support the area’s referring veterinarians and clients.