Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Lens: luxation due to uveitis

Contributor(s): Dennis E Brooks, David L Williams

Introduction

  • Uveitis causing lens luxation is rare in dogs.
  • Cause: usually uveitis → glaucoma → buphthalmos → subluxation.
  • Zonular breakdown induces uveitis which causes further zonulysis, which results in subluxation/luxation.
  • Treatment:none if secondary to buphthalmos. Lendectomy if some vision remains and uveitis is inactive - care with anesthesia Anesthesia: in ophthalmic surgery. Important to control uveitis before intra-ocular surgery.
    Lendectomy resolves uveitis

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Outcomes

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