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Flashcards in Misc Equine Ophthalmology Deck (8)
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1

Which nerve block disrupts the motor innervation to the orbicularis oculi, which is the muscle that closes the eye?

Auriculopalpebral nerve block

2

Which cranial nerve does the auriculopalpebral nerve block block?

Auriculoplapebral branch of the facial nerve (CN 7)

3

Where do you inject lidocaine for an auriculopalpebral nerve block?

SQ @ caudal zygomatic arch

4

In which horse breed is night blindness congenital?

Appaloosa

5

This disease is bilateral and nonprogressive

Equine night blindness

6

How do you treat fungal keratitis in a horse?

Itraconazole drops q2h

7

How can you manage topical medication for eye problems in a non-compliant horse?

Subpalpebral lavage system

8

How do you treat an eyelid laceration in a horse?

Saline lavage, phenylbutazone, 2+ layer closure, tetanus toxoid immunization