Study of the prevalence and type of ophthalmic diseases among different horses in Tehran riding clubsbreeds of

  • Taghipour Bazargani, Raoofi, Masoudifard, and Bahonar
  • Published 2011

Abstract

13 Abstract The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and type of ophthalmic diseases among horse populations in the suburbian riding clubs of Tehran. Ophthalmologic examinations were performed in 901 horses and ocular lesions were diagnosed in 40 (4.4%) animals. In the 54 eyes of these horses that had ocular defects, 103 ocular abnormalities were detected. Of those horses affected, 65% showed abnormalities in one eye and 35% had abnormalities in both eyes. Various sequelae to ocular trauma and periodic ophthalmia were the most common and recognizable causes, which comprised 25% and 15% of horses with ocular defects, respectively. Study of the prevalence and type of ophthalmic diseases among different horses in Tehran riding clubs breeds of

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@inproceedings{Bazargani2011StudyOT, title={Study of the prevalence and type of ophthalmic diseases among different horses in Tehran riding clubsbreeds of}, author={Taghipour Bazargani and Raoofi and Masoudifard and and Bahonar}, year={2011} }