Links - Eye Conditions

Post Reply
Tracis
Posts: 239
Joined: Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:35 pm

Links - Eye Conditions

Post by Tracis » Wed Jun 25, 2008 3:05 pm

LINKS - Eye Conditions

Guinea Lynx members share their experiences with various eye conditions:
See also:

Care Guide: What's Normal - Eyes

Medical Reference: Eyes Eye Conditions References and Links
.
Last edited by Tracis on Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:07 pm, edited 8 times in total.

Tracis
Posts: 239
Joined: Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:35 pm

Post by Tracis » Sat Jan 24, 2009 9:50 pm

LINKS - Eye Conditions:

Bulging Eye(s)/Enucleation
  • Pistachio's having his eye removed
    Pistachio had his eye removed along with the unidentified mass behind it.

    Image Image Image
    Left photo: Before eye removal
    Middle photo: After surgery, same day
    Right photo: Two years later, Pistachio still has seepage from the eye socket
  • Brian - Eye Problems
    Brian had cloudy and bulging eyes. The vet suspected that his swollen glands, from possible lymphoma, were pushing against his eyes.
Last edited by Tracis on Wed May 06, 2009 6:48 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Tracis
Posts: 239
Joined: Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:35 pm

Post by Tracis » Sat Jan 24, 2009 9:54 pm

LINKS - Eye Conditions:

Cataracts/Nuclear Sclerosis

Josephine's detailed explanation of cataracts can be found here.

See also:

Medical Reference: Cataracts
Last edited by Tracis on Wed May 06, 2009 6:03 pm, edited 5 times in total.

Tracis
Posts: 239
Joined: Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:35 pm

Post by Tracis » Sat Jan 24, 2009 9:59 pm

LINKS - Eye Conditions:

Enucleation (Eye Removal)/Infection

Tracis
Posts: 239
Joined: Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:35 pm

Post by Tracis » Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:02 pm

LINKS - Eye Conditions:

"Growths"
  • Fatty eye gone awry
    Ruthie, a female, had necrotic tissue removed from her exposed conjunctiva.
    Image
  • Candy had eyelid surgery.
    Candy, a female, was diagnosed with chlamydophila psittaci, a follicle-forming conjuctivitis. She was successfully treated.
    Image
  • Belle's eye
    Belle, a female, was diagnosed with a prolapsed gland.
    Image
Last edited by Tracis on Wed May 06, 2009 10:44 am, edited 2 times in total.

Tracis
Posts: 239
Joined: Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:35 pm

Post by Tracis » Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:04 pm

LINKS - Eye Conditions:

Osseous Choristoma More Information:

osseous
adj.
Composed of, containing, or resembling bone; bony.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
"osseous." The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary. Houghton Mifflin Company. 24 Jan. 2009. < Dictionary.com http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/osseous >.

choristoma
n.
A mass formed by the faulty development of tissue of a type not normally found at that site.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
"choristoma." The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary. Houghton Mifflin Company. 24 Jan. 2009. < Dictionary.com http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/choristoma >.
Last edited by Tracis on Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:03 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Tracis
Posts: 239
Joined: Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:35 pm

Post by Tracis » Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:07 pm

LINKS - Eye Conditions (click on photos for larger image):

Osseous Metaplasia More Information:

osseous
adj.
Composed of, containing, or resembling bone; bony.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
"osseous." The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary. Houghton Mifflin Company. 24 Jan. 2009. < Dictionary.com http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/osseous >.


metaplasia
n.
1. Normal transformation of tissue from one type to another, as in the ossification of cartilage to form bone.
2. Transformation of cells from a normal to an abnormal state.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
"metaplasia." The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary. Houghton Mifflin Company. 24 Jan. 2009. < Dictionary.com http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/metaplasia >.
Last edited by Tracis on Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:01 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Tracis
Posts: 239
Joined: Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:35 pm

Post by Tracis » Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:11 pm

LINKS - Eye Conditions:

Ruptured Eye/Perforating Trauma of the Eye
  • Chava's Medical Thread
    Chava, a female, ruptured her eye. Many photographs show the healing process.
    Image
  • Should I worry? Lazy "rag doll" pig
    Poppy, a female, ruptured her eye, possibly due to a bite from another guinea pig. The vet removed part of the damaged cornea during surgery. She received antibiotics for the infection and Atropin ointment for the eye. The vet stitched a "tissue-bridge" using dissolvable stitches to protect the cornea as it healed.
    Image Image
    Left photo: 3 days after surgery / Right photo: Stitches removed
    Direct link to poppypiggy's photographs in thread

Lynx
Posts: 146
Joined: Sat Apr 19, 2008 8:36 am

Post by Lynx » Sat Feb 21, 2015 8:27 pm

LINKS - Eye Conditions:

Glaucoma
"Glaucoma is a complicated disease in which damage to the optic nerve leads to progressive, irreversible vision loss.
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness." Source
  • Wayne - Glaucoma in both eyes
    Glaucoma can be painful. After a diagnosis of glaucoma, Wayne had surgery to remove both eyes. The lense had detached from both eyes and due to the pressure in the eyes, double enucleation was recommended by the vet.

    Image

Post Reply

Return to “Eyes and Ears”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests