Diabetic cataracts - are they avoidable and what can you do about them?

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Diabetic cataracts - are they avoidable and what can you do about them?

18 Nov 2022
RVC Clinical Theatre 3

Dogs and cats differ with regards to the presentation and management of diabetes. One such difference is the development of diabetic cataracts. Dogs with diabetes are highly likely to develop cataracts despite glycaemic control. Surgery is considered a good option for these cases as success rates are high. However, if surgery is not possible, the eyes require treatment and monitoring alongside the diabetes.

  • - Diabetic cataracts in dogs with diabetes are highly likely to occur
  • - Management of them is important for quality of life of the patient
  • - Just because surgery is not possible, cataracts still need to be treated and monitored along with the diabetic control
Speakers
David Church, Deputy Principal and Acting Vice Principal Clinical Affairs, Professor of Small Animal Studies - Royal Veterinary College
Charlotte Dawson, European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology Queen Mother Hospital for Animals - The Royal Veterinary College

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