Use of a nictitating membrane flap for treatment of feline acute corneal hydrops-21 eyes.

  title={Use of a nictitating membrane flap for treatment of feline acute corneal hydrops-21 eyes.},
  author={Samantha L Pederson and Stefano Pizzirani and Stacy E. Andrew and Diana O Pate and Jessica M Stine and Tammy M Michau},
  journal={Veterinary ophthalmology},
  volume={19 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of the use of a nictitating membrane flap (NMF) as therapy in 19 cats (21 eyes) affected with feline acute corneal hydrops (FACH). METHODS Medical records from 19 cats diagnosed with FACH and treated with a NMF were retrospectively evaluated. Information was collected from multiple veterinary hospitals and included signalment, medical history, therapy, and ocular outcome. RESULTS Breeds included 13 Domestic Shorthairs, 2 Exotic Shorthairs, 2 Maine… CONTINUE READING
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