Brian C. Gilger, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVO

Brian C. Gilger, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVO is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at North Carolina State University.

Articles by Brian Gilger, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVO

Blue-Eyed Blues

Are horses with blue eyes more sensitive to light or more prone to eye disorders than other horses? Read More

Why Can I See the Whites of My Horse's Eyes?

Why can I see the whites of my horse's eyes all the time, even when he's relaxed? Read More

Eye Color and Blindness

I have a 5-year-old horse that has one blue eye and one brown eye. I have been that told he is going blind in Read More

Eye Protection from the Sun

I have a 14-year-old Paint/Quarter Horse with one blue eye that has been diagnosed with a "detached iris." His iris appears wide open or not even there. My vet suggested providing his eyes with protection from the sun. What is available? I would Read More

Glaucoma in Foals

I am looking for information on glaucoma in foals. Any information will be helpful. Read More

Problems With Blue Eyes?

Q: I'm looking at a Quarter Horse cross who is about 12 years old and appears to be perfectly healthy. My only concern is that he has two blue eyes. I have not had a pre-purchase vet exam done yet due to the vet's busy schedule, Read More