Tag Archives: retinal detachment

Why blind?

A colleague referred a blind hyperthyroid cat to me saying she expected to see complete retinal detachment, retinal haemorrhages and vessel changes┬ábut didn’t – why is it blind? Continue reading

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A Clinical Case from the Archives : 15/10/2007

This nine year old cat presented with lethargy, innappetance and was weak and tachycardic on examination. Ophthalmic examination showed these lesions in his retina. What other tests would you perform and what diagnosis might be made? Continue reading

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A Clinical Case from the Archives : 16/01/2007

I was asked to examine the eyes of a dog today with a weird history of lethargy and breathlessness. Can you see anything unusual about this retina? What might it suggest to you? Continue reading

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A Clinical Case from the Archives : 19/12/2006

This otherwise healthy 13 year old Golden Retriever is presented to you because of sudden visual loss. Both eyes look like this. What is happening here, why might this have occurred and what diagnostic tests would be necessary? Continue reading

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A Clinical Case from the Archives : 20/11/2006

This poor horse whacked (a technical term meaning ‘to hit very hard’ for those of you web-browsing from overseas) its head on the lintel of the stable door two weeks ago. Does this explain what you see here? Continue reading

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A Clinical Case from the Archives : 10/10/2005

[tab name=”The Case”]This cat came to the vet for a routine appointment but had an intraocular haemorrhage while sitting in a dog-filled waiting room. What do you see in the retina and how might explain the haemorrhage? What diagnostic and … Continue reading

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A Clinical Case from the Archives : 22/07/2005

[tab name=”The Case”]This terrier was given a lamb bone to chew at the weekend. Early the next week the owner reports he had a ‘puffy looking eye’ but that this calmed down with systemic antibiotic. A week later the eye … Continue reading

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