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Mini-Quiz: Treatment of Glaucoma in Pets

by Ron Kurtus (revised 19 April 2003)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What must you be aware of when giving medication for glaucoma to a pet?

It isn't necessary to medicate animals

It is usually only a temporary solution

Your pet may get angry at you

2. What is the goal of surgery to treat glaucoma?

Destroy a sufficient amount of the fluid producing ciliary body.

Destroy or remove excess fluid

Replace the eye with a silicone implant

3. When should surgery be done on a blind eye?

It is not necessary, since the eye is blind

To try to regain the vision

If the pet appears to be in pain from the glaucoma

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Animal Health. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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Glaucoma in Dogs & Cats - NaturalEyeCare.com

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