Ophthalmology

At Running ‘S’ Equine we diagnose and treat a wide range of equine ocular conditions including congenital problems, infections, neoplasia, and are skilled in the recognition of ocular manifestations of systemic disease. In addition, we provide surgical treatment of many routine and complex ocular problems including the placement of subpalpebral lavage systems and conjunctival flaps and grafts.

Conditions Routinely Diagnosed and Treated Include:

  • Corneal lesions, infections and lacerations
  • Uveitis and its complications
  • Ocular trauma & foreign bodies
  • Glaucoma
  • Eosinophilic keratitis

Congenital Cataract 4months of age
This foal was born with a congenital cataract in which the lens of the eye is opaque. Notice the "suture lines" in the lens
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