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Objective: To evaluate the long-term visual outcome of phacoemulsification lens extraction surgery in foals and horses and identify any unique postoperative complications that affect the visual outcome. Procedure: This is a retrospective medical records study of phacoemulsification cataract surgery ...

Author(s)
Brooks, D. E.; Plummer, C. E.; Carastro, S. M.; Utter, M. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2014, 17, s1, pp 117-128
Abstract

Background: Previous studies suggest that ocular disease is common among aged horses but owners may fail to identify or underestimate their clinical relevance. Objectives: To document the prevalence of owner-reported ocular disease in horses aged ≥15 years. In a subset of these horses, to document...

Author(s)
Malalana, F.; McGowan, T. W.; Ireland, J. L.; Pinchbeck, G. L.; McGowan, C. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2019, 51, 2, pp 212-217
Abstract

Lens opacities, including cataracts are very common in horses. Very few affected horses show behaviour patterns suggesting vision deficits, and their clinical importance lies primarily in their assessment during Prepurchase examination (PPE). Broadly lens opacities are divided into extralenticular...

Author(s)
Matthews, A. G.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Pratique Vétérinaire Equine, 2016, 48, Special, pp 94-106
Abstract

Objective: To screen a closed herd of the Old Kladruber Horses (OKH) for the prevalence of ocular disorders and report normal ocular variations. Animals studied: Two hundred and sixty-one horses, 122 Old Kladruber Gray Horses, and 139 Old Kladruber Black Horses owned by the National Stud Farm...

Author(s)
Andrysikova, R.; Pot, S.; Rüegg, S.; Markova, J.; Horackova, E.; Kolos, F.; Voelter, K.; Spiess, B.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2019, 22, 4, pp 462-469
Abstract

Objective: To describe ultrasonography as a diagnostic method of in vivo Descemet's membrane detachment (DMD) in horses. Animals studied: Seven horses (three Icelandic horses, two Dutch Warmblood horses, one Appaloosa, and one Welsh Pony), presenting with moderate-to-severe focal or diffuse corneal ...

Author(s)
Slenter, I. J. M.; Hermans, H.; Ensink, J. M.; Willems, D. S.; Veraa, S.; Grinwis, G. C. M.; Boevé, M. H.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2020, 23, 1, pp 181-189
Abstract

Background: Phacoemulsification and intraocular lens (IOL) implantation during cataract surgery in horses occur with increasing frequency. To reduce the postoperative refractive error it is necessary to determine the proper IOL power. In the present study retinoscopy, keratometry and...

Author(s)
Meister, U.; Görig, C.; Murphy, C. J.; Haan, H.; Ohnesorge, B.; Boevé, M. H.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 123, pp (3 April 2018)
Abstract

Background: Despite appropriate medical therapy, many horses with equine recurrent uveitis continue to suffer from recurrent bouts of inflammation. Surgical intervention via the pars plana vitrectomy or suprachoroidal cyclosporine implant placement may control and/or prevent recurrences, however,...

Author(s)
Fischer, B. M.; McMullen, R. J.; Reese, S.; Brehm, W.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 29, pp (16 January 2019)
Abstract

Examination of the lens is critical, particularly when evaluating horses with visual impairment or performing prepurchase examinations. To adequately evaluate the lens, the pupil must be pharmacologically dilated. A cataract is any lens opacity. The size, density, and position of a cataract...

Author(s)
Townsend, W. M.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 2017, 33, 3, pp 483-497
Abstract

Cataracts can be developmental or acquired lesions and cause minimal or significant visual impairment. The ability to identify cataracts and determine the likely effect on the visual potential of the horse is an important part of an equine ocular examination. Cataract surgery is the only treatment...

Author(s)
Townsend, W. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2016, 28, 12, pp 705-711
Abstract

Background: Equine ocular diseases pose a medical challenge due to long-lasting and cost-consuming therapies as well as economic issues associated with potential decrease in value of affected horses. The scale of the problem is significant but difficult to precisely define because epidemiological...

Author(s)
Paschalis-Trela, K.; Cywińska, A.; Trela, J.; Czopowicz, M.; Kita, J.; Witkowski, L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2017, 13, 319, pp (7 November 2017)

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