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Corneal Abscess in the Horse
The cornea is the clear front part of the eye. A thin layer of tissue called epithelium is the cornea’s protective outer layer. The inner surface is called the endothelium...

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Equine Cataracts
By definition, a cataract is an opacity of the lens that obstructs passage of light and impedes vision. A cataract may appear as cloudiness or haze in your horse’s eye....

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Equine Corneal Ulcers
The cornea is the clear dome-shaped structure that forms the front surface of the eye. It allows light to enter the eye and helps to focus it on the retina...

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Equine Recurrent Uveitis
Uveitis means inflammation of the iris and deeper structures inside the eye. Equine recurrent uveitis (ERU) is the most common cause of defective vision or blindness in the horse. ERU...

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Proliferative Keratoconjuntivitis (Eosinophilic Keratitis)
Eosinophilic keratitis is an inflammatory condition that affects the cornea and/or conjunctiva. The characteristic appearance is white, tan or pink roughened plaques on the corneal surface. These plaques are composed...

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma is one of the most common periocular tumors in horses, specifically horses located in areas of intense sunlight or high altitude. Non-pigmented regions of the skin are...

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