Detomidine Sedation and Eye Pressure in Horses (AAEP 2010)

If your horse has to be sedated, the effect of that sedative on the fluid pressure within his eyes (intraocular pressure) might be the last thing you're worried about. Unless, of course, he is being sedated for an eye procedure--then this issue becomes quite important. At the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md., one veterinarian discussed

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