LIVE: Eye Problems in Animals

By Speaker: Dr. Dennis Brooks • Published: December 17th, 2011
Category: Animal Airwaves
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Live Edition: Animal Airwaves—Live is an hour-long call-in show that airs between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays on WUFT-FM in Gainesville. The show features faculty members from the UF Veterinary Hospitals who address a variety of topics relating to pet health care, including companion animals, exotic pets and horses.

What are common eye problems that pets and other animals get? What sorts of problems are serious enough to justify calling your veterinarian? Dr. Dennis Brooks will talk about animal vision, including the ways in which animal eye problems are similar to and different than human eye problems, what your veterinarian looks for during routine eye checks and when veterinary ophthalmology specialists might need to become involved.