Equine Ophthalmology book cover

Equine Ophthalmology

This comprehensive text covers the diagnosis, treatment, and surgery of ocular disorders in horses. The content provides a complete guide to the diagnosis and treatment of equine ocular disorders. With contributions from 21 equine experts from all over the world, this resource is truly all-inclusive. Each chapter features multiple figures, diagrams, tables, and individual disease sections that are organized to assist readers who need a quick reference. The practical nature of the book makes it ideal for equine practitioners, veterinary students, ophthalmology residents, and veterinary ophthalmologists.


Published: February 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-0522-7


  • 'Every now and then there is a book that has the potential to really help-and this is one of them...This book provides excellent practical advice about most of the important normal variants and pathological states int he equine eye. The index is comprehiensive and easy to use, making rapid reference a pleasing and relaxed experience. ..I was most impressed by the range and quality of the fundic pictures, as that is a real challenge in horses...it provides amazing support for us all and is certainly one of the outstanding texts of our time.' D C Knottenbelt, Vetinary Times.


  • 1. Equine Ocular Examination: Basic and Advanced Diagnostic Techniques
    2. Diseases and Surgery of the Globe and Orbit
    3. Diseases of the Eyelids, Conjunctiva, and Nasolacrimal Systems
    4. Diseases of the Cornea and Sclera
    5. Diseases of the Anterior Uvea
    6. Diseases and Surgery of the Lens
    7. Equine Recurrent Uveitis
    8. Equine Glaucoma
    9. Diseases of the Ocular Posterior Segment
    10. Equine Vision: Normal and Abnormal
    11. DNA and Genetic Testing
    12. Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease
    13. Practical Management of Blind Horses


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