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Articles tagged: Ophthalmology

A Close Call

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

When a minor injury led to a life-threatening infection for Rocky, the Foster Hospital saved the day.

Rocky Lage, an Australian shepherd

Dark Mass Inside the Left Eye

Monday, February 4th, 2019

A 9-year-old castrated male Labrador presented for evaluation of a dark mass inside the left eye. The owners noticed the mass recently. The dog had showed no sign of discomfort nor visual deficits and he… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: More than Blepharospasm OS

Monday, February 4th, 2019

HISTORY: A 21-year-old Standardbred mare presented for a three- week history of discharge and blepharospasm OS. Previous treatment included topical triple antibiotic ointment and systemic minocycline with no improvement. The mare was previously healthy with… Read More

National Service Animal Eye Exam Event

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

The ophthalmology service at the Cummings Veterinary Medical Center is excited to participate in this year’s ACVO/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam event.

Clinical Case Challenge: Blepharospasm of the Right Eye

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

History An 8-year-old spayed female Boxer was presented for a 3-week history of blepharospasm in the right eye. Her primary care veterinarian had initially diagnosed a corneal ulcer and prescribed neomycin/bacitracin/polymyxin ophthalmic ointment. The ulcer… Read More

Equine Clinical Case Challenge – Compulsive Head-Shaking

Friday, October 27th, 2017

History An 8-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was presented for evaluation of compulsive head-shaking and spooking when asked to move to his right. The referring veterinarian had attempted treatment with cyproheptadine and melatonin with no improvement in… Read More

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30 Years on and Going Strong

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

The CVT in Ophthalmology has seen it all. Over the course of three decades in veterinary medicine Tracey Elmes has had a varied and rewarding career, and, she shows no signs of slowing down.