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Glaucoma

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Introduction

  • Cause: usually a result of increased intraocular pressure.
  • Signs: globe enlargement.
  • Diagnosis: tonometry.
  • There are no reports of glaucoma in reptiles.
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Diagnosis

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Selleri P et al (2012) Evaluation of intraocular pressure in conscious Hermann's tortoises (Testudo hermanni) by means of rebound tonometry. Am J Vet Res 73 (11), 1807-1812 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Ballard B & Cheek R (2017) Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician. 3rd edn. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Girling S J (2013) Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets. 2nd edn. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Williams D (2012) The Reptile Eye. In: Ophthalmology of Exotic Pets. Wiley-Blackwell, UK. pp 190 & 191.
Reproduced with permission from Bonnie Ballard & Ryan Cheek: Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician © 2017, Simon J Girling: Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets © 2013, and David L Williams: Ophthalmology of Exotic Pets © 2012, published by John Wiley & Sons.

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