pferde spiegel 2012; 15(2): 60-63
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1298504
Enke Verlag in MVS Medizinverlage Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG Stuttgart · New York

Versorgung von Lidverletzungen beim Pferd

Therapy of eyelid injuries in horses
Myriam von Borstel
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Publication Date:
15 June 2012 (online)


Blunt or sharp eyelid injuries in horses are common. An exact surgical adaptation under general anesthesia is indicated in eyelid lacerations with involved eyelid margin. Otherwise long-term problems like chronic corneal irritation with keratitis or ulceration are possible. Additional systemic and topical medication is indicated in dependence of severity of injury.