Ophthalmic lesions in 83 geriatric horses and ponies

Chandler, K.J., Billson, F.M. and Mellor, D.J. (2003) Ophthalmic lesions in 83 geriatric horses and ponies. Veterinary Record, 153(11), pp. 319-322. (doi:10.1136/vr.153.11.319)

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Ophthalmic lesions were detected in 67 of 83 horses and ponies aged 15 years or more. Degeneration of the vitreous, followed by senile retinopathy, were the most common lesions and both of them became more common with advancing age, although few of the owners reported disturbances of vision in their animals.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mellor, Professor Dominic
Authors: Chandler, K.J., Billson, F.M., and Mellor, D.J.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Veterinary Medicine
Journal Name:Veterinary Record
Publisher:B M J Group
ISSN (Online):2042-7670

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