Heidi Featherstone graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 1991. After seven years in general practice in the UK and Hong Kong, she began her career in ophthalmology with a residency at the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, in 1998. Heidi has experience in multi-disciplinary referral hospitals and has co-supervised a number of ECVO residents. She now works at The Ralph Veterinary Referral Centre, Buckinghamshire. She is a member of the BVA/KC/ISDS eye panel, a member of the ECVO board and a visiting lecturer at Nottingham Veterinary School. She holds both the RCVS and European diplomas in veterinary ophthalmology, and her special interests include the cornea and intraocular surgery. Heidi is an experienced speaker and has published in journals and textbooks.