Ocular Disorders

Ocular Disorders - OcularDisorders VS441 Ingeneral...

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    Ocular Disorders VS 441
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    In general All eye problems should be treated as emergencies Can be primary problems, or manifestations of  systemic disease Wide range of congenital/genetic eye disorders CERF—Canine Eye Registration Foundation Maintains registry of dogs, database on disorders
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    Entropion Rolling in of eyelid which  brings eyelashes in  contact with cornea.  Continued rubbing  results in damage Clinical signs— Blepharospasm Epiphora Rubbing eyes
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    Diagnosis—apparent on examination Treatment— Mild cases in puppies may resolve with  temporary sutures/staples More severe cases need surgical correction
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    Corneal ulcers Virtually all corneal ulcers are the result of  trauma Eyelash disorders KCS Lagophthalmos Feline herpesvirus (cats) Most will resolve without complication However, they can go bad fast!
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    Corneal ulcers Clinical signs Painful eye Epiphora
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