Case Studies

Case Study 19

What do you see on this Himalayan cat’s eye? It’s comfortable and can see well now, but that was not the case 6 weeks ago

Keywords:  feline  

Case Study 18

Bubba, a 6 yo Chihuahua, presented to you for a red and “bulgy” eye. You note exophthalmia and a corneal ulcer, which you suspect developed secondary

Keywords:  orbital neoplasia  

Case Study 17

  This puppy has a “red eye” and an increasing number of non-pigmented masses emanating from her episcleral conjunctiva near the limbus. Any idea what


Case Study 16

1. Name the species. 2. What is the most likely diagnosis? 3. Is treatment needed? 4. Prognosis?         This dog has a

Keywords:  iris cyst  

Case Study 15

This Labrador Retriever sees poorly from both eyes. Looking closely, however, you will see a significant difference between the two eyes. What is your diagnosis

Keywords:  cataract  

Case Study 14

This dog has an old problem (note healed third eyelid margin laceration), but has also become acutely painful OD in the past few days.  Medications

Keywords:  corneal ulcer   descemetocele   secondary uveitis  

Case Study 13

Here is a young adult Labrador Retriever with short limbs and angular limb deformities.  She is blind and both eyes exhibit similar lesions.  What is

Keywords:  cataract   genetic   retinal detachment  

Case Study 12

This is a fundoscopic photograph of a middle aged cat who presented for vision loss, PU/PD, and decreased appetite. Both eyes had similar lesions. What

Keywords:  retinal detachment   retinal hemorrhage   systemic disease  

Case Study 11

  Iris cysts occur less commonly in cats than in dogs however, in cats, they are more likely to cause problems that require treatment. The

Keywords:  feline   iris cyst  

Case Study 10

Lens opacity in a 1 year old dog. The opposite eye exhibits a mature cataract. This is a partially resorbed cortical cataract. The resorption process

Keywords:  cataract