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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2005
A 4-year-old spayed female greyhound was presented to Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital for evaluation of redness in both eyes, a possible corneal ulcer in the right eye, and a scratch in the skin of the medial canthus of the left eye.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2005
Atropine is a strong parasympathetic blocking agent. When applied topically, it causes pupillary dilatation that may last several days. Topical atropine should be administered only when this degree of pupillary dilatation is desired, which is not often.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2005
Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), or dry eye, is a painful condition in which tear production is decreased or absent and the cornea becomes dry and irritated. If the condition is left untreated, loss of vision can result.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2004
Vision and comfort are best assessed in the undisturbed patient in its familiar environment.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
"Tomorrow I have the day off, so you can reach me at the clinic,” she says matter of factly, sans even a hint of sarcasm. She spoke via telephone from her clinic on yet another one of her scheduled days off.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
When seemingly routine corneal ulcers in dogs fail to heal in a normal period (i.e. seven to 10 days), many veterinarians engage in musical chairs treatment, prescribing one topical antibiotic and then another.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2004
Treatment of glaucoma depends on the athletic needs and use of the individual ...
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2004
A 4-year-old, 66-lb (30-kg), spayed female greyhound was presented to the Ophthalmology Service at the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine for ophthalmic evaluation.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
Although historically digital tonometry has been recommended as a means of estimating intraocular pressure in dogs and cats, I find the method extremely unreliable.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2004
Corneal disease is the major source of ocular pain in horses.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2003
The cornea is the most exposed and most commonly injured structure of the equine eye.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
Is surgical removal of the eye warranted?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
Cleveland-The majority of veterinarians say the most competitive business pressure is coming from Internet sales of veterinary products.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2001
Fruitful business faces drought when trying to harvest new recruits