Meet Our Patients


"Thank you @vocsocal for my super awesome eye surgery! ⛵️☀️🐾You guys are the best!"

-KARA B & "ATLAS"

May 14, 2020

"We want to give a warm thank you to Dr Esson, his assistant Rachel and staff at VOC for giving such expert care to Molly with her seriously
infected eyes.
"

-MARIANNE A & "MOLLY"

May 11, 2020

"Look, doc! I’ve healed well! All is safe and sound when I’m with my friend, Mr. Hippo 💕

-BRENDA P & "PEBBLES"

May 9, 2020

"My Buddy's graft did take and he doesn't need a check up for another month. Everything is great and I think his eye was really saved because of the care that VOC gave my little old man. I am so, so thankful I found this place! I wish they did more than just eyes because I would go to them for all my Vet needs if I could!"

-GWEN W & "BUDDY"

May 4, 2020

"Dr. Esson and Staff are AMAZING!!! We are, and will be, forever grateful to Dr. Esson for giving back our baby her eye sight. He is the BEST eye surgeon, not only in California, but in the entire country. She is happier than she has ever been and is back to playing with her friends, fetching ball, and her favorite, chasing birds and squirrels. THANK YOU DR. ESSON, YOU TRULY ARE THE BEST!"

May 3, 2020

"Mr. Wesley has healed up like a champ thanks to your expertise and kindness! We really can't say thank you enough for being so gracious to us, it hasn't and won't go unnoticed. You all are the very best!"

-CHRISTAN S & "WESLEY"

April 30, 2020

"We have been bringing our kitties to Dr. Douglas Esson for many years and cannot recommend him enough. The staff at VOC is so efficient and caring, and Dr. Esson is such an excellent doctor. He is friendly, professional and explains exactly what is happening and how you need to care for a particular issue. I would not take my pets anywhere else for eye care!

-DEBORAH M & "MARIE"

April 25, 2020

"He loves ya'll at VOC! His eyes are much better thanks to you!"

-CATHY R & "NIKO"

April 22, 2020

"I just wanted to thank you, so very much, for performing the graft procedure on Woody. Your generosity is appreciated more than you know. And, also, thank you for giving him the adorable lion cut. He seems so much happier. This has been such a stressful few months, but we are so thankful that Woody is under your care."

-ALISON B & "WOODY"

April 19, 2020

"Few times in life have we been so impressed with a vet, or a doctor for that matter as we've been with Dr. Esson. In a country like ours, where everything can be bought and sold, Dr. Esson's professionalism is priceless. We wish that there were more doctors as talented as Dr. Esson, and we also hope that other ophthalmology clinics take a leaf out of Dr. Esson's book on professionalism and love for animals.

-ANNA MARIA & "MATILDA"

April 11, 2020

"I really want to thank you all for your care and attention to Honey B. Here's an Update: We went for a little walk, passing the neighbors house, where the gardeners laughed at her wearing the G.D. cone!Anyway, I cant thank you enough for you kindness, professionalism, skill and concern for your real patients, personal and human. I appreciate you all so much and felt rescued once Dr. Esson said, "so here's what we're gonna do."

-ADRIANNE B & "HONEY B"

April 5, 2020

"Dr. Esson at Veterinary Ophthalmic Consulting, in Irvine did an amazing job correcting the scarred lids and properly rolling back and removing excess skin around the eyes. If you need specialty eye care for your rescue or your own pet, we highly recommend the highly skilled Dr. Esson at Veterinary Ophthalmic Consulting in Irvine."

-SHARON C & "FLETCHER & WALSH"

April 2, 2020

"I love this place! They were so wonderful to my cat and me. To protect themselves and patients from COVID 19, they came out to the parking lot to pick up my cat. It was a great experience and if you love your pets like I love mine, you'll love the service at this place."

-EVIE G & "MIAO"

March 31, 2020

"Barry now has Rexspecs to wear when he goes outside. Thank you VOC!"

-REGINA M & "BARRY"

March 28, 2020

"We can't thank you enough for all you've done for her! See you at her checkup in June!"

-JIM & MICHELLE V & "AMIE"

March 25, 2020

"My family is grateful for the care and compassion provided by Dr. Esson and the staff at VOC. We first met the VOC family when Dr. Esson treated our Laila, last year. We were very happy with her treatment, and did not hesitate to take our Barkley for his recent eye issue. Thank you VOC!"

-TAMMY B & "BARKLEY & LAILA"

March 21, 2020

"Dr. Esson is truly an expert ophthalmologist, often lecturing to community veterinarians about diseases of the eye. His entire team is so helpful and friendly- from the front office receptionists to the vet techs. I have zero regret of having Barney get treated at VOC- they're phenomenal and I can't thank them enough!"

-CAROL CHOW & "BARNEY"

March 19, 2020

"We love @vocsocal thank you!"

-ANDREA K & "BLUE"

March 15, 2020

"In my decades of being a fur baby’s Mommy, I have never experienced the amazing care given to my precious Bichon, Honey. Dr. Sara and her devoted team are Angels. Thank you so much for making everything come together so quickly, and successfully correcting Honey’s issue. Don’t be surprised if we pop in one day to say hello, so she can give you a Honey Hug! 😬🐾🍯💗"

-SHARI O & "HONEY"

March 10, 2020

"Thank you @vocsocal for helping our little June Bug with her right eye gunderson flap procedure!!! Great Doctor and wonderful staff. Eye is doing great and we can’t thank you enough!!!"

-MISTY MAY T & "JUNE BUG"

March 7, 2020

"Sadie’s in love with Dr. Esson and team."

-M.A. KENNEDY & "SADIE"

March 5, 2020

"THANK YOU VOC!"

-CINDY E & "PIPER"

March 1, 2020

"Bentley and son Tommy cuddling after surgery with Dr. Esson."

-KARIN S & "BENTLEY"

February 29, 2020

"Thanks Dr. Esson and staff!"

-PATTY M & "OTIS"

February 27, 2020

"Logan is celebrating valentine's day at his recheck with Dr. Calvarese. Thank you!"

-DEANNA A & "LOGAN"

February 25, 2020

"Dr Esson stayed late on a Friday night to see my dog. Dr Esson did a conjunctival patch on his eye and saved his eyeball. We have been back for several checkups and I have been very happy with the care received on each visit. I highly recommend Dr Esson and his staff at VOC."

-MARY LOU B & "BAILEY"

February 22, 2020

"Hi Dr. Calvarese & team! I wanted to give you guys an update on Pancake's medial canthoplasty and tell you how amazing she looks! Her tear stains have improved x100! Thank you again for everything, I am SO SO happy!"

-JORDANN S & "PANCAKE"

February 18, 2020

"Hi @vocsocal this my cat pepper, thanks for having the sweetest staff & shoutout to his Dr. Esson for helping ease my nerves while going through this process with Pepper. See you in three months for an update 🙂"

-VALERIE R & "PEPPER"

February 15, 2020

"Thank you!! 🤠🐴 🙌🏼

-SMOKE TREE TABLES

February 13, 2020

"Dr. Esson and his staff are wonderful. He was very gentle and kind to my dog Walden, and he seemed to be a very knowledgeable vet. I would definitely recommend him and VOC to anybody looking for a veterinary ophthalmologist."

-KELLEY P & "WALDEN"

February 10, 2020

"Thank you Veterinary Ophthalmic Consulting"

-LINDA L & "WHATSON"

February 6, 2020

"Goliath wishes everyone a Happy Chinese New Year. Thank you, VOC!"

-KRISTEN A & "GOLIATH"

February 2, 2020

"Thanks for taking such great care of Dalton, and the tasty treats🐾💖"

-HAL N & "DALTON"

February 1, 2020

"I was able to get an appointment quickly, and was very impressed by the modern decor and calm atmosphere. The staff greeted us and we were seen quickly. The assistants made Sully feel comfortable, and he didn't seem nervous at all. I will never forget the great service we received and Dr. Sara's expertise."

-SAMANTHA H & "SULLY"

January 30, 2020

"VOC is the best! My 10 year old Labrador had some nasty seed pods in his eye and with only one visit they were able to get him back out in the marsh. I hope my precious Jasper never gets another seed pod in his eyes but at least I now know where I will be going directly to. Thank you to Team VOC!!"

-FRANK M & "SKIPPER"

January 25, 2020

"Rachel and Dana were our nurses/techs and they made us and Sofia feel very welcomed and comfortable...his prices are competitive and he's worth the cost due to his knowledge, how nice the office is and how kind his staff is. Our girl is home recovering! Thank you, VOC!"

-JACLYN S & "SOFIA"

January 21, 2020

"Igot Frankie whenhe was about 3 years old from another Marine Veteran. We dress up Frankie as a Marine to raise funds for the troops over seas, toys for tots, and and for PD K9 unit. Thank you for everything with Frankie."

-BRIAN A & "FRANKIE"

January 20, 2020

"So very excited to see you all today!! Thank you to the talented Dr. Esson and his amazing staff for taking such good care of me today!! 💕💕See you in 2 months 😍😍"

-STACEY B & "MOLLY"

January 18, 2020

"Thanks for taking good care of me🙏🏼 Thank you Dr Esson 👀 🙌🏼♥️🐶"

-IVAN A & "ROCKY"

January 15, 2020

"Thank you!"

-TANYA W & "DIXIE"

January 12, 2020

"Thank you for taking such good care of Buddy. Happy Holidays!"

-AMANDA L & "BUDDY"

January 11, 2020

"Thank you Dr. Calvarese at VOC Upland!"

-GIGI M & "BOOKER"

January 6, 2020

"Many thanks for giving Skipper his sight. Merry Christmas!"

-LOUISE R & "SKIPPER"

January 2, 2020

"Thank you so much for your excellent care of Goliath over these past few months. We are incredibly grateful. Thanks to you, my sweet boy still has two eyes, he can see with both of them, and he is no longer in crazy pain - it’s the best Christmas present ever!!!"

-KRISTEN A & "GOLIATH"

December 31, 2019

"Thank you! Happy holidays!!

-MATTHEW S & "MILO"

December 28, 2019

"Here's Charli's before and after. So pleased with the results. Thank you all so much. She is SO much happier! and so are we."

-MICHELLE G & "CHARLI"

December 26, 2019

"That's my girl!! Thank you for taking such good care of her. Happy Holidays to you and the entire office."

-MINDY R & "BELLA"

December 21, 2019

"Thank you so much for giving me gift of vision!"

-TOM S & "BUSTER"

December 18, 2019

"Thank you for taking such good care of Ranger for us! Happy holidays!!"

-KELLY R & "RANGER"

December 17, 2019

"Brandy would like to thank Dr. Esson and the staff at VOC for the wonderful, happy, and very successful experience she had at your facility. Her parents are especially grateful and so happy to have found you!"

-DOETY M & "BRANDY"

December 14, 2019

"Thank you to Dr. Calvarese and her wonderful staff at VOC for Muffy's and ours greatest Christmas gift ever!!!
🎅🤶"

-CATHY N & "MUFFY"

December 13, 2019

"Talker is eating and feeling better after his eye removal.
Thank you!"

-CHRISTINE P & "TALKER"

December 11, 2019

"I get great care from Dr. Esson and appreciate how well you treat me. We also really like seeing you and all the girls and the treats at the counter with Koral. Hope you like my picture! Aren’t I cute?

-DAVE T & "RUBY TUESDAY"

December 10, 2019

"Dr. Esson is the best eye doctor in the world!"

-DAVE E & "MAXIMUS" & "FLETCHER"

December 7, 2019

"Thank you!!!!"

-JEOFF S & "CHLOE"

December 5, 2019

"Thank you for taking excellent care of our beloved Laila!"

-TAMMY L & "LAILA"

December 1, 2019

"Thank you, Dr. Esson, Koral, Dana, Sarah, and everyone else at VOC! You provided our dog phenomenal eye care, and we were thrilled with the outcome of his surgery. Your exemplary outreach is just one more demonstration of how much VOC genuinely cares about their patients and pet owners. "

-LYNNE K & "JOE"

December 1, 2019

"Thank you for taking great care of our kitties!!"

-CATPAWS RESCUE & "RUBY"

November 30, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Esson and VOC Irvine!"

-SANDIE O & "KOMET"

November 29, 2019

"Everyone here was outstanding and made the experience so much less stressful. The facility is great, everyone working there was friendly and helpful. If you have to go through an eye situation with your pet I recommend coming here."

-LISA B & "RUDY"

November 25, 2019

"Paris is back to her happy self. Thank you for helping her get better."

-KRISTA B & "PARIS"

November 24, 2019

"Our female German shepherd "Lady" has a genetic eye issue that if not treated she'll go blind... but the vet had caught it early enough that we're able to use eye drops daily, and vet said she's doing excellent!!! This doctor is the best and Ladies eyes are in great health."

-SHEILA G & "LADY"

November 21, 2019

"Dr. Calvarese and her entire team are fantastic ! They helped our girl Maggie’s eye feel better. We are so thankful. Thanks!"

-MARY JO K & "MAGGIE"

November 18, 2019

"Dr. C. performed eye removal surgery on my Max's left eye 5 weeks ago. Max is doing great and I'm so grateful for Dr. C. and her staff at the Upland location."

-TAMARA P & "MAX"

November 16, 2019

"Dr. Esson and his staff not only gave me exceptional service, they solved my dog's problem. Jackson's problem had persisted after seeing several other veterinarians. Dr. Esson and his staff are winners and I will continue to recommend him to my clients and friends."

-DR. JANSAK DVM & "JACKSON"

November 15, 2019

"I couldn't have asked for a more caring and informative staff than VOC. Not only were they very understanding about how emotional I was over the whole the situation, and I can not thank these ladies enough for saving Snickers eye!"

MELISSA B & "SNICKERS"

November 13, 2019

"Thank you, Dr. Calvarese for doing an amazing job on my sister Molly’s eye procedure. You and your staff are so amazing! Happy Halloween!"

-FAITH P & "MOLLY"

November 10, 2019

"Thank you Sarah and Dr.Esson for taking such good care of my baby."

-DEBORAH S & "CHEWY"

November 7, 2019

"What a fun contest. Thank you so much! Nice to meet you all."

-"LOU" & "MOO"

November 6, 2019

"Also I wanted to say thank you!! I’m beyond thrilled with how amazing her eye looks. She’s getting a bath finally today and is a whole new dog now thanks to you all 💗🐶"

-CAROLYN R & "LILLY"

November 3, 2019

"We're blessed that Ricky has recovered and avoided surgery. This team is knowledgeable, compassionate and truly loves helping animals, big and small. We're truly appreciative for them.

-JENN B & "RICKY"

November 1, 2019

"My dog, Wrigley, normally suffers from anxiety when at the vet, and Dr. C did such a great job making him as comfortable. Who am I kidding, making me comfortable too. I really feel we made the best decision by picking VOC for Wrigley."

-JEFF C & "WRIGLEY"

October 31, 2019

"Dr Esson examined Kona and immediately knew what it was: An Indolent Ulcer. He explained it was a genetic condition and that a procedure was needed to correct. The staff was so kind to Kona. She was able to stay awake for the procedure and I'm happy to report that Kona's eye is completely healed! I am so grateful to Dr. Esson and staff."

-TONI R & "KONA"

October 29, 2019

"When we take Cozette to the park, beach or lake we can tell her to ‘run and run’ and then she knows there is nothing in her way so she runs until she is out of breath. And of course since she cannot see, listening and sniffing is a large part and joy of her life. We are so glad to have found Dr. Calvarese again since she has provided great care for Cozette all her life."

-TONY L & "COZETTE"

October 27, 2019

"Thank you for the incredible care we have received for our young puppy girl Cricket. From the moment I called to the time we were seen was excellent care!!! Thank you for your compassion, professionalism, and knowledge. This is rare to find in today’s world with animal care not to mention with humans. It’s nice to feel like you’re not just a number!

-ERIKA R & "CRICKET"

October 25, 2019

"Thank goodness we found Dr. Calvarese or he might be blind now. Best doctor ever! Staff is amazing, too! No turnover in staff- ALWAYS an EXCELLENT Sign when visiting a medical office. HIGHLY RECOMMEND"

-DEANNA P & "GIZMO"

October 22, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Esson and staff for helping Paisley and Sterling!!"

-JACK A & "PAISLEY AND STERLING"

October 21, 2019

"Maji and Jolie love Dr. Esson! We've been going to Dr. Esson for years. Highly recommend!"

-JILL F & "MAJI AND JOLIE"

October 17, 2019

"Thanks for fixing my eye!"

-COLETTE C & "DAISY"

October 14, 2019

"Thank you for taking care of River."

-BONITA T & "RIVER"

October 10, 2019

"Bella is doing very well. No progression of cataracts and she remains comfortable. I appreciate you all very much. Thanks for helping her."

-KEVIN P & "BELLA"

October 7, 2019

"I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate all of you. Dr. Calvarese is so lovely and the entire staff is so friendly and welcoming. Sunny and I wanted to say THANK YOU."

-TINA E & "SUNNY"

October 3, 2019

"Here is a pic of Miss Kona wearing her Rex Specs after a run :) Thank you all for your wonderful care. Kona is a happy girl!"

-HEATHER C & "KONA"

September 30, 2019

"I cannot thank Dr. Esson and his PHENOMENAL staff. Before the surgery I felt really anxious and he took time to explain more of what was going on and answer any questions. I now know exactly where I need to go when my dog has any eye issues."

-ANGELA B & "LUCY"

September 28, 2019

"Dr Sara and staff are great. Very kind and helpful. Everyone was wonderful with my Mimi. Thank you!"

-SUE H & "MIMI"

September 22, 2019

"Very caring and friendly staff. Dr. Calvarese was exceptional and treated my girl wonderfully and successfully."

-CARMEN G & "ROXY"

September 19, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Esson! You saved Pete's life!"

-JOY C & "PETE"

September 16, 2019

"Glaucoma is no joke and we are so grateful for the awesome staff @vocsocal ❤️❤️❤️ They took amazing care of this sweet girl."

-SHANNON C & "PEACHES"

September 14, 2019

"Thank you VOC and the entire team of Dr. Calvarese!"

-JAKE W & "BLUE"

September 10, 2019

"Dr. Esson and his team treated Maya so quickly" and professionally. She's now healing so well (after having a corneal ulcer) and back to her normal self. Huge thanks to Dr. Esson and his team at VOC."

-STEAMER L & "MAYA"

September 6, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Esson and Dr. Calvarese."

-TATE V & "DAISY"

September 3, 2019

"Thanks to Dr. Esson @VOCSoCal fur helping mew feel better!"

-YAZMIN L & "MR. SNOW"

August 31, 2019

"Thanks for taking such good care of Belle!"

-DALENE C & "ANNABELLE"

August 31, 2019

"Penny had a wonderful eye visit with Dr. Calvarese! ...Thank you to this great doctor & all who work there."

-LYNDA W & "PENNY"

August 30, 2019

"Sammy with his Camo Rex Specs. Thank you VOC!"

-ELLEN P & "SAMMY"

August 28, 2019

"It is because of excellent care given to Max by Dr. Esson and the VOC staff that he is able to live a life with sight. Thank you is not enough."

-CANDACE E & "MAX"

August 27, 2019

"Goodies from 'Curly Fries' to say thank you for doing his surgery."

-MELANIE T & "CURLY FRIES"

August 26, 2019

"Here is a picture of Beck rockin' his new look wearing his Rex Specs. Thanks for taking good care of him!"

-MAIA L & "BECK"

August 24, 2019

"All smiles for Rex with the help of @VOCSoCal! Dr. Esson found and extracted the smallest sliver of branch out of his eye in a really difficult place without having to sedate Rex! We're so grateful he's such a happy pup again."

-SAVANNAH C & "REX"

August 21, 2019

"I wanted to say thank you guys for taking such great care of my little bear, Leia! I really don't know what I would have done without all of you guys!"

-ARSENAL T & "LEIA"

August 20, 2019

"Lulu here for surgery with Dr. Calvarese and the team. Great work!"

-LEO S & "LULU"

August 19, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Calvarese, Amy and Vivian for taking such good care of me! <3, Muffin"

-LYNNE H & "MUFFIN"

August 11, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Douglas Esson. Bobsi thanks you too for his annual eye check up!"

-PRICILLA K & "BOBSI"

August 6, 2019

"Bailey visited the eye doctor and they are so nice there. Here's a picture of her and her lion."

-JO SMITH & "BAILEY"

August 1, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Esson at VOC"

-TRISH Z & "GIOVANNI"

July 31, 2019

"Here's some goodies to say Thank you to Dr. Calvarese and the entire Upland staff!"

-ROBIN C & "BUDDY"

July 29, 2019

"Thank you for your excellent service."

- CHARIS P & "CALY"

July 28, 2019

"Winston thanks you for restoring his vision. He looks so much better since we rescued him and it's all thanks to Dr. Esson."

-ANDREAS E & "WINSTON"

July 26, 2019

"We really cannot express enough how much we appreciate what amazing care you take for our Teddy. Thank you so much Dr. Esson and the VOC team!"

-EMILY A & "TEDDY"

July 24, 2019

"Thank you to the talented and amazing Dr. Esson and his team, VOC, for giving me a thumbs up three months post eyelid tacking. Because of this I may not need eyelid surgery. See you in 6 months!"

-STACEY B & "MOLLY"

July 21, 2019

"My 11 week old Sheepadoodle, Cola, is thankful for VOC!"

- SUSIE B & "COLA"

July 18, 2019

"Your staff has been amazingly kind and your attention to our dog + care you have shown us throughout this process has been much appreciated. Thank you Dr Esson."

-MELANIE B & "ARCHER"

July 15, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Esson and staff for taking such excellent care of our girl Ivy!"

-MARTINA C & "IVY"

July 13, 2019

"Thank you Doctor for helping our Nikki Mickey."

-KIA N & "NIKKI (MICKEY)"

July 11, 2019

"ROCKY loves Dr. Calvarese and Amy!!!"

- NANCY E & "ROCKY"

July 9, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Esson and the VOC staff."

-LINDA T & "PEBBLES"

July 7, 2019

"Dr. Esson is the very best in the field of ophthalmology and I was so pleased to see he has created his own practice to offer his expert care to animals in need. A special shout out to Koral who is always so pleasant and helpful when she answers the phone. And a big thank you to Sarah, Dana and Kari for their attentive care to Captain during his visits too! Dr. Esson and his amazing team will give the best expert and loving care to your loved ones hands down."

-DR. PAGE & "CAPTAIN"

July 5, 2019

"Gorda got her entropion surgery with Dr. Esson and everything was a success. Thank you so so much to the VOC SoCal team!!! You guys are the best! You're also great friends to Gorda since you let her follow you around while you're hard at work!"

-KRYSTAL M & "GORDA"

July 3, 2019

"Thank you VOC for taking such great care of Kirby and treating him with tender, loving care! Kirby is finally without the cone!!!!"

- NIKKI E & "KIRBY"

June 29, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Sara Calvarese and the entire VOC staff for taking such good care of Charlie!"

-JOHANNA H & "CHARLIE"

June 26, 2019

"THANK YOU VOC!"

-LESLIE C & "CARLEE"

June 25, 2019

"Thank you for taking such great care of Scarlett, you guys are great!"

-LAURA M & "SCARLETT"

June 23, 2019

"Rory loves Amy, the VOC technician, and the entire staff!"

-SHANNON G & "RORY"

June 21, 2019

"Dr. Calvarese, Amy and everyone in this office are so genuine and kind. Truly loving to their little fur patients, and that makes a huge difference. Thank you for saving our little Charlie Waffles a few times.."

-LORIANNE A & "CHARLIE WAFFLES"

June 20, 2019

"So happy we found Dr Esson! Thank you for everything Dr. Esson!"

-MARY Y & "JOLEE"

June 18, 2019

"We just wanted to let you know Ryleigh’s eye appears to be clearing up nicely. Thank you Dr. Calvarese and staff!"

-RICHARD O & "RYLEIGH"

June 15, 2019

"Porkchop and Maximus only trust Dr. Esson, the best in the world at VOC. He saved their eyes 6 years ago."

-DAVE E & "PORKCHOP & MAX"

June 13, 2019

"No autoimmune disease is going to stop me thanks to Dr. Esson at VOC!"

-SARAH B & "COSMO"

June 9, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Sara Calvarese and the Staff of VOC Upland. One Eye Beautiful, EVI will sparkle!!!

-LUPE A & "EVI"

June 6, 2019

"Thanks for providing the best care for Souffle!! You guys are the best!!"

-AMY H & "SOUFFLE"

June 2, 2019

"THANK YOU DR. ESSON AND THE VOC STAFF."

-PHILIP H & "BARKLEY"

May 31, 2019

"We're so grateful to Dr. Esson and the whole Team at VOC for their expertise, kindness and patience through Tallulah's surgery and recovery. Simply stated; Dr. Esson not only saved her vision but more importantly, her eye."

-CATHY B & "TALLULAH"

May 27, 2019

"We were so happy when our vet told us that Dr. Calvarese was still in Upland! We love the new VOC clinic and are so glad Jay Jay can continue to see Dr Calvarese!"

-BARBARA B & "JAY JAY"

May 20, 2019

"My goofy, much beloved dog regained his quality of life because of Dr. Esson's amazing talent! I found VOC on Yelp. The reviews were terrific. Life is good again thanks to Dr. Esson and his amazing staff!!"

-JULIE R & "DOUGIE"

May 16, 2019

"Amazing recovery! Thank you!

-MISTI S & "HALEY"

May 13, 2019

"We are so lucky to have found Dr. Calvarese! Stinky's eye is normal now."

-SHARON J & "STINKY"

May 10, 2019

"Thank you to Dr. Esson at VOC for making Ryder's eye feel better!"

-MARCI M & "RYDER"

May 6, 2019

"Judge n Jury is well taken care of at VOC. Thank you for fixing his eyes so he look good in all his photos now!!"

-AMBER H & "JURY"

May 5, 2019

"We have been taking our pugs to Dr. Sara Calvarese for many years. Her level of eye care expertise is second to none and her primary concern is what is best for each patient. Registered Vet Tech, Amy, is caring and attentive.We are very thankful to have these amazing ladies caring for our family and would not consider going anywhere else.

-APRIL L & "CAMMY"

May 4, 2019

"Dr. Esson and his entire staff are absolutely without a doubt, the most compassionate, dedicated, talented individuals. I believe without question Dr. Esson saved Mochas eyes and vision.
I can’t thank you enough for the awesome work."

-ELLEN W & "MOCHA"

May 3, 2019

"Highly recommend Dr. Calvarese at her new practice, Veterinary Ophthalmic Consulting!"

-LORRAINE C & "WILLOW"

May 2, 2019

I am very grateful for Dr. Calvarese being located at VOC Upland. She helped my dog Tucker's eyes and I could not thank her enough for the wonderful care and treatment!"

-ROBIN G & "TUCKER"

May 2, 2019

"The quality of care and service we received from Dr. Calvarese and her team for our boy Henry is unmatched. I cannot thank you enough.

-ORIANA W & "HENRY"

May 1, 2019

"Doctor says Bailee is cleared for 12 months! YAY! Thank you Dr. Esson!"

-OLIVIA E & "BAILEE"

April 30, 2019

"Dr. Esson and team are da bomb!! His techs at the front desk are amazing with kind, friendly customer care. The care of Dr. Esson and his team are FIRST CLASS! My baby now can have a good vision with one eye for the rest of his life."

-SHERI S & "FLYNN"

April 28, 2019

"Feeling back to my crazy self! Thanks @vocsocal for making sure I can see great when I get the zoomies"

-CARA A & "STELLA"

April 24, 2019

"Thank you @vocsocal for taking GREAT care of Kaya and helping us to get her eye healed!"

-KAIZA L & "KAYA"

April 23, 2019

"Thank you so much for giving Willow her sight back. She has totally recovered and is back to being the energetic puppy she was before losing her sight. You gave her a new life and she is very appreciative to all of you. Thank you so much.

-STEVE A & "WILLOW"

April 22, 2019

"Thank you to all for you professionalism and courtesy during my visits and answering my repeated questions. It is appreciated."

-MARY K & "SADIE"

April 21 2019

"Thank you so much Dr. Esson!"

-HELEN M & "BERETTA"

April 19, 2019

"My little chihuahua has been a regular patient of Dr. Esson's for more than five years due to a chronic eye condition she was born with.I couldn't recommend him more highly!

-NANCY K & "HELEN"

April 18, 2019

"Boo is so happy she can see after her bilateral cataract surgery! Thank you Dr. Esson and team! You guys are awesome!"

-TIFFANY N & "BOO"

April 16, 2019

"Lola would officially like to say, “TAKE THAT, CATARACTS!” Thanks to Dr. Esson, Dana, Koral, and all the amazing staff at VOC, my littlest has her sight back and is living her best life!"

-ANN L & "LOLA"

April 14, 2019

"We can’t thank Dr. Esson and his team enough for everything they did for our baby boy, Jax. He is back with full confidence/ craziness loving the beach!"

-ALEX T & "JAXON"

April 11, 2019

"Thanks Dr. Esson!"

-ELLI E & ENZO"

April 9, 2019

"Thanks for taking care of me and fixing my eye!"

-DAN N & "ACE"

April 8, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Esson and team for taking great care of Jack's eye scratch! Kitty Mufassa now wears fake nails so that he can't hurt Jack anymore!"

-JANET Z & "JACK"

April 5, 2019

"Two weeks post op. Dolly is happy to get back to her napping schedule without the e-collar. Thank you Dr. Esson!"

-DESTINY G & "DOLLY"

April 4, 2019

"Sheri was treated by Dr Esson and his excellent staff for an acute eye condition. The entire staff was very professional and the surgery a success. They saved her eye! Sheri was very pleased with the experience, and her humans were also impressed."

 

-WILLIAM R & "SHERI"

April 2, 2019

"Angel" says thanks for giving her back her 'puppy eyes!'"

-PAM M & "ANGEL"

March 30, 2019

"Thank you so very much for taking such wonderful care of our furry baby, Bella! Everyone was so kind and helpful. Great work!"

-CHRISTINE S & "BELLA"

March 26 2019

THANK YOU DR. ESSON!

-STACY B & "CHESTER"

March 25, 2019

"Roxy loves her restored vision! Thank you Dr. Esson and staff."

-ROY A & "ROXY"

March 21, 2019

"The service we received was great, we are so pleased with front desk office receptionist, she is truly caring. Faunoos is happy and back to her normal life. Amen."

-VICTORIA S & "FAUNOOS"

March 18, 2019

"Thanks so much for everything! I am just so grateful every day to all of you at VOC. Riley's eye is doing so well, it truly is amazing the work you all do."

-SARAH G & "RILEY"

March 14 2019

"Just so very thankful for the amazing team at VOC for taking care of my eye, they are amazing and I love them all so much!"

-DREAM FETCHERS RESCUE & "EDDIE"

March 11, 2019

"Dr Esson and the VOC team are amazing! He preformed an eye lid mass removal and a corneal debridement on my dog Abby and she is doing great! Highly recommend them!"

-SHELLEY J & "ABBY"

March 2, 2019

"Thank You Dr Esson and the fabulous staff at VOC for taking such great care of Morty!! His eye was so bad when we rescued him from SBC and the transformation was amazing!!"

-LABS AND FRIENDS RESCUE & "MORTY"

February 26, 2019

"Our Zoey was diagnosed with diabetes when she was 2 1/2 and quickly lost her vision. Dr. Esson performed cataract surgery and gave her back her sight. She is almost 5 now and her sight is beautiful. Happy dog. Thank you Dr. Esson! You're the best."

-NANCY H & "ZOEY"

February 27, 2019

"VOC got me in as early as they could after the New Year...Koral at the front desk moved some things around after a couple times I called, and got me in right away. He always gives you the black and white facts and I appreciate his treatment of my dog as well as his sobbing owner! After surgery my dog was back to being my energetic puppy! Everyone there remembers and greets us both by our names and I am so very grateful for VOC!

-DANICA A & "BOBBY"

February 20, 2019

"What I really liked about Dr. Esson was he set realistic expectations and gave me everything I needed to know. Dr. Esson is easy to talk to and I like the way he answers my questions. He carries himself in a way that lets you know you're in good hands; like a true professional. The girls at the office are also wonderful and sweet people. I'm so happy to say that Bubba is doing MUCH better and he can see! I am so grateful for Dr. Esson for saving his eyes."

-DAMIAN R & "BUBBA"

February 19, 2019

"THANK YOU DR. ESSON and team for taking such great care of our "Ziggy" boy. The VOC team has been with us since Ziggy was 13 weeks old weighing in at 1.15 lbs. Today Ziggy is happy to be home and collar free. Me and my family can't thank you and the VOC staff enough for your services and expertise in caring for our little guy."

-TERI C & "ZIGGY"

February 11, 2019

"Thanks to everyone. Jackie Moon was in great hands."

-LISA W & "JACKIE MOON"

February 4, 2019

"You have given Smedley his life back! He is once again our Intrepid Explorer and Undisputed King of his World. Thank you Dr. Esson!"

-KARAN B & "SMEDLEY"

February 1, 2019

"Thanks for making Lily feel all better!!"

-BRITTANIE F & "LILY"

January 31, 2019

"Thank you Dr. Esson and staff for removing my cataracts and restoring my vision!"

-NICOLE H & "LANCE"

January 27, 2019

"Nothing but a 5 Star is good enough for this establishment, Dr Esson, and his extremely competent staff who put us at ease. We cannot recommend him and his very qualified staff enough. Buddy came through it in excellent shape and he is better than ever trotting on his walks like he did years ago. So better than happy with Dr Esson and HIGHLY RECOMMEND him."

-BEVERLY S & "BUDDY"

January 22, 2019

"Dr Esson was amazing! What a fascinating and kind man. The experience was outstanding from cleanliness to timeliness and professionalism from all staff members. We felt welcomed and safe in this environment with our precious family member Rico. I would not go anywhere else for animal related eye exams or eye issues in the future."

-CATHERINE M & "RICO"

January 17, 2019

"I cannot say THANK YOU enough to Dr. Esson and the team! Dr. Esson was kind and thoughtful in his approach along with the staff to ensure every measure was taken to prevent any heart risks, quickly removed the growth, her eye is recovering amazingly and as a proud momma Icould not be happier!"

-CHRISTINE O & "CHLOE"

January 12, 2019

"A couple days after he got his stitches out, we took Bailey on an adventure to the mall! He was so happy! So many different things to smell! Best of all, he no longer has eye pain. I just wanted to share this cute picture and thank you all for your skills and compassion!"

-PATTI R & "BAILEY"

January 10, 2019

"Anita and I appreciate everything that you are doing to save Mindy's eye. We are hoping for the best possible out come and no matter what the end result is, we know that you have done your best and we are grateful to have you as Mindy's doctor. There are no words to express how grateful we are of you."

-ANITA & GREG P & "MINDY"

January 8, 2019

"Dr. Doug Esson sat on the floor for the initial exam with Buddy....with all the expertise, a total dog person. Post surgery, cataract removal/lens-ectomy, our energetic Lab is back!!!! Koral & Kari are warm, welcoming staff who share the hurt and the high! Good parking-competitive pricing for a surgeon who has practiced internationally!"

-BRAD D & "BUDDY"

January 5, 2019

"Words can not describe the appreciation for the care Dr. Esson and his caring group provide!!! Ten year old Leela lost her sight due to rapidly forming cataracts and Dr. Esson removed the cataracts and implanted new lenses. She now has her spunk back and loves to 'see' her friends on our daily walks. Thank you so much to the wonderful, talented group at VOC for everything you do!!"

-PAUL S & "LEELA"

December 29, 2018

"Thank you so very much for fixing Chip's eye! He is doing great!! He is so happy to be back doing what he loves!!"

-BRENDA K & "CHIP"

December 20, 2018

 

"This is me, Oliver, when I first met you, you removed my cataracts. Later, when I lost my sight permanently, you advised my Mom to get me a buddy, which she did… Wingman... And then, you fixed my eyes one more time, so they would not cause any more pain. Now, I am a very happy dog. I get to run on the beach, always with my best buddy."

-HAYDEE P & "OLIVER"

December 9, 2018

"Thank you for the great care you've taken of Ichabod. His eyesight is so good and has made him a happy little guy being able to see and give him quality life. The care and love you give to our four legged family members and to my wife and I is felt from you and your staff's kindness."

-STEVEN & CAROLE H & "ICHABOD"

December 1, 2018

"Wanted to say thank you to Dr. Esson and your wonderful team! You’ve given our baby back not only his vision but also his zest for life. It actually brought us to tears as there really are not enough words to describe what an incredible feeling it is to see Tubby happy and playful once again!"

-AMBER L & "TUBBY"

November 20, 2018

"I highly recommend Dr. Esson and his team! They are extremely knowledgeable, compassionate, and helpful! I’m very impressed with them! Their expertise has helped Valor’s, my dog, eye heal from his corneal ulcer so he can continue to do what he loves...agility! I love Dr. Esson’s philosophy of thinking and everyone cares about your pet which makes me feel really comfortable! Their office is beautiful and clean. A huge thanks to Dr. Esson and his team!

-JULIE H & "VALOR"

November 11, 2018