Equis ISSN 2398-2977
Eye: defect - overview
Contributor(s): Keith Barnett, Dennis E Brooks, Graham Munroe
- Uni/bilateral anomalies affecting several parts of the eye.
- May be difficult to differentiate from microphthalmos clinically Eyeball: microphthalmos .
- Many combinations of ocular lesion are possible including microphthalmos.
- Signs: blindness in affected eye(s) in severe cases.
- Treatment: none except enucleation.
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- Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
- Moore C P (1992) Eyelid and nasolacrimal disease. Vet Clin N AEquine Pract 8 (3), 499-519 PubMed.
Other sources of information
- Brooks D E (1999) Equine Ophthalmology. In: Veterinary Opthalmology.Ed: Gelatt K N. 3rd edn. pp 1053-1116.