Category: NO 4/2011

From Editor

I had a honour and pleasure to spend time with you in Manchester. I found it very fruitful and, interesting and pleasant at the same time. Thank you for a chance to present the Polish Journal of Veterinary Ophthalmology and thank you for a warm reception.

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Poliethiological ulcerative mycotic keratitis in horse

he authors report a clinical case of poliethiological ulcerative mycotic keratitis in horse. The disease was diagnosed with mare, bay colour, aged 7 years. The ocular examination revealed in the inferior cranial quadrant of the right cornea: the superficial and deep blood vessel ingrowth, oedema, multifocal dark brown subepithelial infiltrations as well as superficial corneal ulceration with the demarcated epithelial.

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Drainage devices in refractory glaucoma treatment

Drainage devices (aqueous shunts – AS) in glaucoma surgery have been improved within last 40 years. They are used in refractory glaucoma, caused by: conjunctival scarring after previous filtrating surgery, abnormalities of the irido-corneal angle, neovascular and inflammatory glaucoma, presence of corneal grafts or keratoprosthesis, previous vitreoretinal surgery.

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Managements of the corneal trauma in animals

Ocular injures are unfortunately a common occurrence in animals. Appropriate detection, diagnosis and treatment decision are needed in case of corneal trauma. Treatment will vary depending on the nature of the wound. In some situations soft contact lenses may promote healing, whereas corneal lacerations may need surgical repair.

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