The Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine

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Ophthalmology Snapshot


A 6-month-old French Bulldog had been presented with left eye blepharospasm. The puppy had been treated with topical antibiotics for weeks from the local veterinarian. However, blepharospasm still persisted. Ophthalmic examination from distance showed mild conjunctival hyperemia. Excessive tear was observed around the eyeball. Close ophthalmic examinations revealed prominent conjunctival blood vessels at the outer portion of the nictitating membrane. Clump of abnormal hairs were identified at the ventro-nasal region of the palpebral conjunctiva, next to eyelid margin. Schirmer tear test 1 level of the left eye was 25 mm wetness, while it was 16 on the right.

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