Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice Small Animal Ophthalmology

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice Small Animal Ophthalmology

By Sally M. Turner

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice Small Animal Ophthalmology PDF is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The cases discussed in Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice Small Animal Ophthalmology cover selected areas of the subject, in particular common or potentially frustrating cases, as well as the occasional less frequently encountered diseases which should, nonetheless, be recognised by general practitioners. Each section is fully illustrated and useful appendices are included, covering ophthalmic emergencies, conditions which should be checked for in young animals and commonly used pharmacological agents.

  • Unique new cased-based approach relating essential theory to clinical practice
  • Modern, highly designed and illustrated so key information can be seen at a glance
  • Self testing, MCQs and remediation means these books are ideally suited for CPD or as an exam revision aid
  • Essential for all general small animal veterinary practitioners and students
Table of Contents

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice Small Animal Ophthalmology(Table of Contents)

Dedication vii
Introduction ix
1 The ophthalmic examination 1
2 Laboratory investigation 11
1 EYELIDS
3 Eyelids – introduction 15
4 Blepharitis 17
5 Complicated entropion 24
6 Large eyelid mass 37
7 Eyelash problems – distichiasis and
ectopic cilia 43
8 Prolapsed nictitans gland 50
2 CONJUNCTIVA
9 Conjunctiva – introduction 61
10 Acute conjunctivitis in dogs 63
11 Feline conjunctivitis 68
12 Medial canthal pocket syndrome 76
13 Rabbit conjunctivitis 80
14 Aberrant conjunctival overgrowth in rabbits 85
3 NASOLACRIMAL SYSTEM
15 Nasolacrimal system – introduction 91
16 Complicated keratoconjunctivitis sicca 93
17 Chronic epiphora 102
18 Dacryocystitis – chronic purulent
conjunctivitis 110
19 Rabbit dacryocystitis 115
4 CORNEA
20 Cornea – introduction 121
21 Recurrent epithelial erosion 125
22 Deep corneal ulcer 134
23 Complicated corneal ulcer 142
24 Puppy scratched by cat 151
25 Corneal foreign body 159
26 Corneal endothelial dystrophy 166
27 Proliferative (eosinophilic)
keratoconjunctivitis 171
28 Brachycephalic pigmentary keratitis 176
29 Chronic superfi cial keratitis 183
30 Feline corneal sequestrum 188
31 Chronic feline keratitis 193
5 UVEA
32 Uveal tract – introduction 201
33 Canine uveitis 203
34 Feline uveitis 211
35 Rabbit uveitis 218
36 Hyphaema 222
37 Canine intraocular neoplasia 229
38 Leishmaniasis 234
6 LENS
39 Lens – introduction 241
40 Diabetic cataract in a dog 243
41 Cataract in a young dog 248
42 Canine lens luxation 252
7 GLAUCOMA
43 Glaucoma – introduction 259
44 Primary canine glaucoma 262
45 Secondary canine glaucoma 269
46 Feline glaucoma 274
8 FUNDUS
47 Fundus – introduction 283
48 Generalized progressive retinal atrophy 287
49 Retinal detachment 293
50 Sudden acquired retinal degeneration 299
51 Hypertensive retinopathy 302
9 ORBIT AND GLOBE
52 Orbit and globe – introduction 309
53 Exophthalmos 311
54 Enophthalmos 319
55 Proptosis 325
56 Limbal melanoma 329
57 Episcleritis 333
APPENDICES
MCQs 339
MCQs – Answers 344
Appendix 1
Equipment and instruments required for
ophthalmic surgery in general practice 347
Appendix 2
Ocular pharmacology 350
Appendix 3
Ocular emergencies and what to refer 354
Appendix 4
Congenital ocular problems – what to
check for at the fi rst vaccination 355
Appendix 5
Differential diagnosis according to
the presenting signs 357
Further reading 359
Index 361

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