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Articles by Juliet R. Gionfriddo, DVM, MS, DACVO

An eye on canine orbital disease: Causes, diagnostics, and treatment

A variety of disorders can cause orbital disease, and because the clinical signs can be similar for each, it's critical to have a clear understanding of what to look for and how to treat it in order to achieve the most successful outcome in your veterinary patients.
Nov 1, 2013

Drs. Gionfriddo and Aaroe provide an overview of common orbital diseases in dogs and the best approaches for diagnosis and treatment.

Skills Laboratory: Cryosurgery for eyelid masses

This procedure is safe, effective, and minimally invasive—and general anesthesia is usually unnecessary. So it's perfect for general practice. Here are the steps in using extreme cold to treat tumors on dogs' eyelids.
Jun 3, 2013

How to use extreme cold to easily treat tumors on dogs' eyelids.

Just Ask the Expert: Corneal problems in a young pup

Jun 1, 2012

Dr. Juliet Gionfriddo examines a case of a pup with a rough cornea with increased opacity.

Just Ask the Expert: Why does this duck have a foamy eye?

Oct 1, 2011

Dr. Juliet Gionfriddo helps find the cause of Lucky Duck's eye matter.

A challenging case: A dog with a painful red eye

This dog's problem was not conjunctivitis—as was first thought–but something much more serious.
Jul 1, 2011

This dog's problem was not conjunctivitis—as was first thought—but something much more serious.

Just Ask the Expert: Can a smoky sclera be normal?

Apr 1, 2011

Dr. Juliet Gionfriddo answers this reader query about a discolored sclera.

Image Quiz: A German shepherd with a history of a cloudy eye

Mar 2, 2011

What's causing this dog's increased intraocular pressure?

Image Quiz: Ophthalmology—A cat with a chronically red eye

Feb 3, 2011

What is your primary rule out in this cat?

A dog with nonhealing corneal ulcers

Corneal ulcers usually heal rapidly with appropriate treatment, but this Labrador developed two that were slow to heal. A technique used commonly in people—diamond burr superficial keratectomy—appeared to help in this case.
Jan 1, 2011

Corneal ulcers usually heal rapidly with appropriate treatment, but this Labrador developed two that were slow to heal.

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