Monday, September 23rd, 2019
A technique borrowed from human medicine allows veterinarians to save damaged corneas in pets and horses
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
When a minor injury led to a life-threatening infection for Rocky, the Foster Hospital saved the day.
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
Thursday, September 6th, 2018
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common type of cancer in horses and can affect the eyelids, the whites of the eye, or the cornea (the clear window at the front of the eye).
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
A 19-year-old draft cross gelding was presented for further evaluation of a swollen third eyelid in the right eye.
Friday, April 20th, 2018
A horse is a big investment, and you want to know that your new friend is going to be healthy and able to do the things you want him or her to do.
Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
Up to 25% of horses in the US may suffer from equine recurrent uveitis, which can lead to blindness or even loss of the eyes.
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
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