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Oklahoma State University
Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Healthy Animals - Healthy People

Ophthalmology | Conditions and Diseases Treated


  • Abnormal position
  • Abnormal hairs
  • Tumor
  • Inflammation (blepharitis)
  • Scrolled nictitans cartilage
  • Nictitan Lacerations


  • Dry eye
  • Abnormal tear drainage
  • Chronic tearing
  • Prolapsed tear gland (cherry eye)


  • Ulceration
  • Perforation
  • Foreign body
  • Inflammation (keratitis)
  • Dermoid
  • Tumor
  • Sequestrum
  • Feline herpes virus infection


  • Inflammation (uveitis)
  • Tumor
  • Glaucoma
  • Foreign body
  • Cataract
  • Lens luxation
  • Retinal detachment

Optic nerve

  • Inflammation (optic neuritis)
  • Tumor


  • Infection
  • Tumor
  • Myositis
  • Cysts


  • Horner’s Syndrome
  • Facial nerve paralysis
  • Blindness localization

Trauma to the eye or surrounding tissues

In addition to treating specific ocular diseases, we offer OFA Eye Certification examinations for dogs that will be bred or those currently in a breeding program.


Benign intraocular tumor in a dog

Complete cataract in a Labrador retriever due to diabetes

This dog's right eye has advanced glaucoma

This horse's eyelid is severely affected by squamous cell carcinoma cancer

Normal appearance of the retina in a cat

Normal appearance of the retina in a dog