Equine Glaucoma

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The glaucomas are a group of diseases resulting from alterations in the formation and drainage of aqueous humor (clear eye fluid), which causes an increase in intraocular (within the eye) pressure (IOP) above that compatible with normal function of the retina and optic nerve. Blindness is the final outcome due to permanent damage to the optic nerve. Glaucoma in the horse is being recognized

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