Tonometry and early ocular condition diagnosis, treatment
July 15, 2018Determining intraocular pressure (IOP), an important part of many specialty veterinary ocular examinations, can give examining clinicians vital information for diagnosing certain conditions. For example, lower than normal IOP is a cardinal sign of uveitis, whereas a higher than normal IOP is a main sign of glaucoma.
UC Davis creates test for equine SCC
June 6, 2017There’s still no cure for Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in horses, but a new study from UC Davis can help detect horses at risk for it. SCC is one of the most common cancers that hits equines in their eyes, and the second most common tumor in horses, according to UC Davis.
Why ultrasound is not just for horse tendons, breeding
November 9, 2016Since its introduction into equine medicine in the latter part of the 20th century, ultrasound has been enthusiastically adopted by practitioners—both hospital-based and in the field—as a noninvasive way to glean information about tissues lying beneath the skin.