Christine received her degree in 1995 from Munich Veterinary School in Germany. She then moved to the UK where she first completed an Internship followed by a Residency in Comparative Veterinary Ophthalmology at the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket. Christine holds both the RCVS and the ECVO Diploma in Veterinary Ophthalmology and has been an RCVS Specialist in her discipline since 2001. In 2000, Christine joined the ophthalmic team of Willows Referral Service, a multi-disciplinary private referral practice in Solihull, West Midlands, UK. Here, Christine does not only enjoy all aspects of medical and surgical ophthalmology but is also actively involved with the post-graduate teaching of Veterinary Ophthalmology by running an ECVO residency program.