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OCULAR DISEASE IN THE EXOTIC COMPANION MAMMAL: SEEING BEYOND THE EYES

@inproceedings{Antinoff2016OCULARDI,
  title={OCULAR DISEASE IN THE EXOTIC COMPANION MAMMAL: SEEING BEYOND THE EYES},
  author={N. Antinoff},
  year={2016}
}
  • N. Antinoff
  • Published 2016
  • GENERAL ADAPTATIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS Ophthalmic examinations in exotic companion mammals can be performed as in other species but may be more challenging due to the small patient size. Indirect ophthalmoscopy can be beneficial as it enlarges the view for the examiner. Normal values are reported for Schirmer tear test, but the strips are often too large to be used in most species, although they can be cut in half lengthwise for smaller patients. A phenol red thread test is preferred for these… CONTINUE READING

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