Other Eye Problems

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Researchers Identify Corneal Dystrophy in Friesians

December 21, 2014

Corneal dystrophy in Friesians could have a genetic basis, but the condition responds well to appropriate treatment.... Read More

Article

Teeth in Strange Places

December 16, 2014

Can a tooth grow out of the front of the horse's head, close to the eye? ... Read More

Blog

Old Horse Topics at the AAEP Convention

December 01, 2014

What senior horse health topics would you like to see researchers study?... Read More

Article

Foal Eye Issues

November 17, 2014

A number of congenital or developmental problems can impair a foal's vision. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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How Your Horse Sees

November 13, 2014

Dr. Sharon Spier, U.C. Davis, Calif., explains the horses' vision. ... Read More

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UC Davis Launches Equine Ophthalmology Service

October 29, 2014

Mary Lassaline, DVM, PhD, MA, Dipl. ACVO, is heading the UC Davis equine ophthalmology service.... Read More

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What Should I Expect After a Uveitis Diagnosis?

October 21, 2014

Dr. Bryant Craig addresses a senior Appaloosa owner's concerns about this eye disease, also called moon blindness.... Read More

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Managing Sightless Senior Donkeys

October 06, 2014

Meet two residents of The Donkey Sanctuary's blind donkey herd: 24-year-old Teddy and his sighted companion, Lucky.... Read More

Article

Equine Multiple Congenital Ocular Anomalies Syndrome

October 06, 2014

This syndrome describes a group of abnormalities in the horse's cornea, iris, lens, and ciliary body.... Read More

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Long-Term Vision Possible After Equine Cataract Surgery

October 01, 2014

More than 25% of horses that undergo one type of cataract surgery are still visual two years later, researchers found.... Read More

Blog

Hurry Up and Wait

September 23, 2014

What age-related health conditions are you managing in your senior horses?... Read More

Blog

Keep a Close Eye

September 03, 2014

Do you monitor your older horses regularly for health problems? What specific issues are you looking for? ... Read More

Article

Nunnery Joins Penn Vet as Large Animal Ophthalmologist

August 12, 2014

Catherine Nunnery, DVM, will begin seeing cases at the New Bolton Center on Sept. 3.... Read More

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Are Blue-Eyed Horses More Prone to Eye Disease?

August 05, 2014

Blue-eyed horses aren't more at risk for general vision or eye problems than their brown-eyed counterparts.... Read More

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Examining Eye Issues in Silver Dapple Horses

May 13, 2014

Researchers found that ultrasound is a practical tool for investigating MCOA in silver dapple horses.... Read More

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Managing Horses with Excessive Tearing

April 15, 2014

Teary eyes in horses could indicate potentially serious problems.... Read More

Article

Blue-Eyed Blues

April 14, 2014

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

Article

Diagnosing the Cloudy Equine Eye

March 21, 2014

Contact your veterinarian at the first sign of cloudy eyes to give your horse the best chance of recovery.... Read More

Article

A Better Way to Treat Equine Eyes: Subpalpebral Lavage

February 25, 2014

Subpalpebral lavage systems make it easier for vets and owners alike to administer equine eye medications.... Read More

Article

What to Expect with Standing Enucleations

February 13, 2014

Veterinarians have the option of removing an equine eye without the risks associated with general anesthesia.... Read More

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Managing Equine Eosinophilic Keratoconjunctivitis

February 10, 2014

Eosinophilic keratoconjunctivitis generally has severe clinical signs and requires prolonged treatment.... Read More

Article

Prepurchase Examinations: Don't Forget the Eyes

February 06, 2014

But before you sign the papers for your new horse, have your veterinarian look the horse in the eye.... Read More

Article

Repairing Equine Eyelid Lacerations

February 03, 2014

Although eyelid lacerations are common, they should be considered surgical emergencies.... Read More

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Top Equine Medicine Studies of 2013

January 31, 2014

Carol Clark, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, shares her picks for the top equine medicine studies of 2013.... Read More

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Clinicians Test New Way to Diagnose Equine Eye Problems

January 30, 2014

Corneal confocal microscopy can help veterinarians identify microscopic foreign objects in horses' eyes.... Read More