Corneal ulcers part 1: aetiology and management of superficial corneal ulcers

Amber Rose Foote
Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Corneal ulceration is one of the most common ocular problems presented in first opinion practice. Ocular diseases in dogs can be distressing for both the patient and the owner, registered veterinary nurses can provide advice to distressed owners and ensure that patients are provided with evidence-based and holistic care. Part one of this two-part series discusses the aetiology and management of superficial corneal ulcers. The second part of this article will discuss deep corneal ulcers and will explore the role of registered veterinary nurses within ocular diseases.

Figure 1. Superficial corneal ulcer.
Figure 1. Superficial corneal ulcer.

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