What Is Uveitis?

Feline uveitis, or intraocular inflammation in cats, has previously been discussed in our newsletter.  Uveitis is a form of ocular inflammation which affects the uvea or pigmented layers of the inside of the eye and is also a very common diagnosis...

What Is Uveitis?

Uveitis is a form of ocular inflammation which affects the uvea or pigmented layers of the inside of the eye. The uveal tract includes the iris which forms the pupil, ciliary body which produces fluid in the eye and choroid (a vascular tissue which rest...

What is Corneal Endothelial Degeneration?


Corneal Endothelial Degeneration (CED) is a condition that occurs in older dogs and affects the clarity of the cornea. This disease is a result of older age and can result in blindness and ocular discomfort. The cornea is the c...

What are Corpora Nigra?
Corpora nigra (also known as granula iridica) are pigmented, irregular, and roughed extensions of the posterior iris epithelium. They are present in a small group across the dorsal (upper) pupillary margin extending into the anterior chamber and...

So, you want to be a veterinary ophthalmologist? Of course you do, it’s the best job on the planet earth! Who wouldn’t want to be a veterinary ophthalmologist? After all, you get to help a variety of animals, their associated owners, practice at the highest level of ve...

What is pannus?

Chronic superficial keratitis, or pannus, is a progressive, inflammatory disease of the canine cornea. It is

potentially vision threatening due to the development of dense corneal blood vessels, scarring, and pigmentation, as well as infiltration of “fles...

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