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Vol. 12, Special Issue 9 (2023)

Diagnostic and therapeutic management of deep corneal ulcers in dogs

Author(s):
Arukontham Deepika, P Nagaraj, VVV Amruth Kumar, M Usha Rani and K Satish Kumar
Abstract:
Corneal ulcers or ulcerative keratitis is one of the most common eye diseases in dogs. During the present investigation 1850 dogs were presented to ophthalmic ward of these 52 dogs were detected with corneal ulcers of which 20 dogs were detected as Deep corneal ulcers based on ophthalmic examination, Fluorescein stain test (FST) and Ocular Surface Test. These were divided into two groups and treated with two different treatment regimens. Group I were treated with 0.1% Tacrolimus, 0.5% moxifloxacin and Oral Doxycycline and dietary nutrient supplements. Group II were treated with 0.1% cyclosporine, 0.5% moxifloxacin and Oral doxycycline and dietary nutrient supplements for a period of 1 month. After 1 month of therapy in both the groups, group I showed significant improvement in clinical findings and ulcer healing than group II.
Pages: 1866-1869  |  114 Views  77 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Arukontham Deepika, P Nagaraj, VVV Amruth Kumar, M Usha Rani and K Satish Kumar. Diagnostic and therapeutic management of deep corneal ulcers in dogs. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(9S): 1866-1869.
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