Equine Ophthalmology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781437708462, 9781455758012

Equine Ophthalmology

2nd Edition

Authors: Brian Gilger
Print ISBN: 9781437708462
eBook ISBN: 9781455758012
Imprint: Saunders


With contributions from 18 of the world's leading equine experts, Equine Ophthalmology provides the comprehensive and authoritative coverage you need to diagnose, manage, and operate on ocular disorders in horses. Detailed illustrations facilitate the accurate identification of a wide range of ocular diseases, while up-to-date and easily accessible clinical information helps you decide on the best course of treatment.

Key Features

  • As the only comprehensive textbook on equine ophthalmology, this reference provides the information you need to treat and manage equine ocular disease.
  • Seventeen expert contributors share their extensive insight while providing the most authoritative and current information available.
  • An extensive collection of high-quality images helps you to identify and treat painful ocular diseases in horses.
  • Coverage of the financial impact of ocular disease on the equine industry provides a larger perspective on the importance of effective treatment.

Table of Contents

  1. Equine Ocular Examination: Routine and Advanced Diagnostic Techniques
  2. Practical General Field Ophthalmology
  3. Diseases and Surgery of the Globe and Orbit
  4. Equine Ocular Adnexal and Nasolacrimal Disease
  5. Diseases and Surgery of the Cornea
  6. Diseases of the Uvea
  7. Diseases and Surgery of the Lens
  8. Equine Recurrent Uveitis
  9. Glaucoma
  10. Diseases of the Ocular Posterior Segment
  11. Equine Vision
  12. Inherited Ocular Disorders
  13. Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease
  14. Practical Management of Blind Horses


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About the Author

Brian Gilger

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Clinical Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC