Dr. Noelle McNabb's lifelong passion for animals has been practiced since 1993, when she graduated from Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. McNabb's specialty training included an internship year in medicine and surgery at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, an affiliate of the MSPCA, in Boston, MA, and a 3 year residency in Comparative Ophthalmology at the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine. Following successful completion of extensive testing and residency training, both overseen by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO), Dr. McNabb was awarded ACVO diplomate status in 1997. Following board certification, Dr. McNabb launched ophthalmology service departments at both Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in 1997, and Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital in Woburn, MA in 2001. In 2006, she returned to warm weather practice, and joined Florida Veterinary Specialists, in Tampa, FL. With a great love for horses, Dr. McNabb has provided ophthalmology services at several equine hospitals over the years including Rochester Equine Center in Rochester, NH, Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital in Ocala, FL, and Caledon Equine Hospital in Caledon, ON. In 2011, Dr. McNabb founded Animal Eye Specialists, a mobile consulting practice in Greater Tampa Bay, and concurrently joined Animal Eye Associates, in Maitland, FL. Dr. McNabb and her family relocated to the San Fernando Valley to join the "West Coast McNabbs", and establish Animal Vision Care & Surgical Center in 2014. Dr. McNabb has a particular interest in cataract and intraocular surgery, and performs small incision cataract surgery with foldable intraocular lens placement using the latest technology developed not only for pet, but human, cataract surgery. She is also an expert in corneal and eyelid reconstructive surgery, for conditions such as corneal ulceration, entropion and eyelid neoplasia. In addition to over 20 years of experience in specialty practice, Dr. McNabb is the author of several scientific publications and book chapters. Her latest textbook chapter appears in Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, Volume 7, which was published in 2014.