Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration Syndrome: An Overview
Sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome (SARDS) is a permanently blinding disease that occurs suddenly. It is one of the leading causes of incurable canine vision loss diagnosed by veterinary ophthalmologists.
An ECG Through the Eye?
This case report describes an abnormal electroretinogram (ERG) obtained from a patient with a pacemaker and a diagnosis of sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome (SARDS). SARDS is one of the most frustrating ocular diseases seen in veterinary medicine.
Veterinarians Collaborate to Save the Eye of a Rare Okapi Calf
University of Florida veterinarians performed a keratectomy to correct a rare eye abnormality in an endangered okapi calf.
Canine Uveitis and the Veterinary Technician
Uveitis can be not only a confusing and frustrating diagnosis for owners, but also a sign of underlying, potentially zoonotic disease. This article provides an overview of essential information for assisting clients and protecting the veterinary team.
The Hairy Eyeball: What’s Your Culprit?
Ocular problems are often described as “red” and “irritated” eyes. Myriad problems can present as “red eye.” Commonly missed causes of red eye are irritants that arise from the eye itself. Surprisingly, in practice, it seems that the most common causes are not external irritants or trauma, but rather abnormal hairs arising from the eyelids or periocular region.