Recent News for Eye and Ear Problems

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Equine Eye Topics

January 17, 2014

Attendees discussed fungal keratitis, ocular medications, and equine recurrent uveitis. ... Read More

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Purdue to Host 2014 Horseman's Forum on Feb. 8

January 05, 2014

The program includes lectures on feeding senior horses, saddle fitting, moon blindness, bandaging, and more. ... Read More

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Eye Injuries in Horses: Something to Look Out For

December 19, 2013

Equine eye injuries require prompt evaluation in order to start appropriate therapies.... Read More

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

November 25, 2013

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

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Blind Dressage Horse Valiant in Critical Condition

November 15, 2013

Blind dressage horse Valiant is in critical condition with endocarditis, his owner told The Horse.... Read More

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Eye Anatomy and Physiology

October 22, 2013

Learn the basics of equine eye anatomy and physiology with glossary terms.... Read More

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Abnormal Facial Sweating

October 07, 2013

What would cause a horse to sweat on only one side of its face? ... Read More

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Thoroughbred Stallion Unbridled's Song Euthanized

July 26, 2013

He was euthanized due to an inoperable mass in multiple sinus cavities and around his optic nerves. ... Read More

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Brooks to See Patients in Texas Monthly

May 05, 2013

Brooks will travel monthly to Navasota to receive and perform surgery on ophthalmology patients. ... Read More

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Equine Coat Color Genetics 101

April 05, 2013

What's behind a horse's coat color? The answer lies in coat color genetics.... Read More

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Ocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma

April 01, 2013

Squamous cell carcinoma is one of the most common cancerous tumors of the equine eye. ... Read More

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The Eyes Have It

April 01, 2013

Researchers are scrutinizing the equine eye so they can treat ocular issues better.... Read More

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GI Drug Could be Useful for Equine Eye Exams (AAEP 2012)

March 03, 2013

N-butylscopolammonium bromide could be useful for helping veterinarians examine horses' eyes.... Read More

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Managing the Swollen Eye in the Field (AAEP 2012)

January 31, 2013

The acutely swollen eye can present many diagnostic challenges to the field practitioner.... Read More

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Utter Speaks about Eye Cancer in Horses at Penn Vet

January 18, 2013

Monthly First Tuesday lecture series focuses on equine eye cancer in February.... Read More

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TheHorse.com Poll Recap: Caring for Blind Horses

November 21, 2012

Sixty-eight percent of more than 650 respondents indicated they'd cared for a vision-impaired horse. ... Read More

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Cold-Weather Equine Ear Protection?

November 20, 2012

Do horses living outside need their ears protected during cold weather?... Read More

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Breeders' Cup: Questing Found to Have Eye Injury

November 05, 2012

The filly's eye was swollen shut the evening after her race, but no one is sure how or when she was injured.... Read More

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Advances in Equine Ophthalmology

November 02, 2012

Treatment and research breakthroughs help to wage the war against equine vision problems.... Read More

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Caring for the Blind Horse

November 01, 2012

Most horses adapt well to vision loss but still require special management in a safe environment.... Read More

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Eye Evaluation in Equine Prepurchase Exams

October 21, 2012

While not all eye anomalies are detrimental to vision, others can cause sale talks to cease.... Read More

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Understanding Equine Cataract Surgery

October 20, 2012

Many horses recover well from cataract surgery and retain vision in the affected eyes.... Read More

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Diagnosing and Treating Equine Glaucoma

October 19, 2012

It might have the same name, but equine glaucoma is a different animal than human glaucoma.... Read More

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Noninflammatory Equine Uveal Disorders

October 15, 2012

Many noninflammatory uveal abnormalities cause little to no discomfort or vision loss for the horse.... Read More

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Understanding Equine Orbit and Periorbita Problems

October 14, 2012

Disorders involving the horse's orbit and periorbita are less common than problems involving the eye itself.... Read More