Dr. Brian Gilger received his veterinary degree from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. After an ophthalmology residency and masters degree at Auburn University, Dr. Gilger returned to The Ohio State University as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology in 1992. In October 1995, Dr. Gilger joined the faculty at North Carolina State University where he is now a Professor of Ophthalmology. Dr. Gilger has been president of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and is the President of the International Equine Ophthalmology Consortium. He is the head of the Equine Ophthalmology Service at North Carolina State University and has authored over 130 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, written over 30 book chapters, and is the editor of five books, including the 2017 publication Equine Ophthalmology, Third Edition.