After graduating from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Free University of Berlin in 2014, Klaas-Ole completed an equine rotating internship at the University of Veterinary Medicine of Vienna. During this time he developed a particular passion for ophthalmology and subsequently prepared his doctoral thesis on ocular contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in dogs and horses. Klaas-Ole commenced the residency programme in comparative veterinary ophthalmology at Vienna’s service and successfully passed his ECVO diploma exams in 2021. He worked for one year as ophthalmology specialist at Tierklinik Rostock and simultaneously took over the ophthalmology department of AniCura Tierärztliche Spezialisten Hamburg. Furthermore Klaas-Ole is a member of the IEOC since 2017 and performs consults in equine patients mainly at Tierklinik Lüsche im Sanakena.