The Dreaded Corneal Stromal Abscess

The corneal stromal abscess is a very serious and potentially vision-threatening condition that can follow apparently minor corneal ulceration in the horse (see Figures 1 and 4 on page 56). They can be infected and cause severe eye pain. Aggressive medical and surgical therapies have been developed for this frightening and dreaded disease in the horse.

First, a bit of background on eyes

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