Key Features

  • Includes helpful answers, tips, and secrets of contributing authors; all working in the field of veterinary ophthalmology

  • An increasingly important topic due to the emergence of effective therapies

  • Riis and the contributors are a virtual "who's who" in veterinary ophthalmology

Table of Contents

I GENERAL
1. Electrical Activity of the Visual System: The ERG and the VER
2. Color Vision of Animals
3. Ophthalmic Imaging
4. Ocular Ultrasonography

II CORNEA AND EXTERNAL
5. The Red Eye
6. Corneal Dystrophies
7. Corneal Erosions (Indolent Ulcers)
8. Feline Corneal Sequestrum
9. Feline Proliferative Keratoconjunctivitis
10. Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
11. Ocular Proptosis
12. Nicitans Abnormalities and Therapies

III GLAUCOMA
13. Glaucoma Overview
14. Secondary Glaucoma
15. Medical Treatment of Glaucoma
16. Gonioimplants
17. The Blind, Buphthalmic Eye of Glaucoma
18. Ocular Melanosis in Cairn Terriers

IV CATARACTS
19. Overview of Cataracts
20. Cataract Surgery
21. Complications of Cataract Surgery

V NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY
22. Nystagmus
23. The Pupil
24. Optic Neuropathies

VI OCULOPLASTIES
25. Epiphora
26. Blepharoplastic Procedures
27. Eyelid Neoplasms

VII UVEAL DISEASE
28. Uveitis in General
29. Uveitis: Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease in Dogs
30. Uveodermatologic Syndrome
31. Thoughts about Pigmentary Uveitis in Golden Retrievers
32. Feline Toxoplasmosis
33. Phyacolytic Uveitis
34. Acute Ocular Trauma
35. Ocular Hemorrhage
36. Endophthalmitis

VIII RETINA
37. Acquired Diseases of the Fundus
38. Inherited Eye Anomalies of Australian Shepherds, Collies, and Shetland Sheepdogs
39. Retinal Degenerations
40. Retinal Dysplasia
41. Genetic Testing for Progressive Retinal Atrophy
42. Retinal Detachments
43. Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration
44. Feline Hypertension Causing Ocular Lesions
45. Asteroid Hyalosis and Synchysis Scintillans

IX OCULAR TUMORS
46. Intraocular Tumors
47. Iris and Ciliary Cysts
48. Orbital Inflammations and Neoplasms
49. The Ultimate Ocular Histopathology
50. Myths and Misconceptions in Veterinary Ophthalmology

Details

No. of pages:
322
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Hanley & Belfus
Print ISBN:
9781560534075
Electronic ISBN:
9781437711356