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Glaucoma - Veterinary Tech


Glaucoma 210
Surgical Treatment of Canine Glaucoma

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  • List the surgical procedures aimed at controlling intraocular pressure
  • Describe how gonioimplants are used to decrease intraocular pressure by diverting aqueous humor from the anterior chamber
  • Explain how medical treatments are required in the long-term management of surgical filtering procedures
  • Recognize common complications that can lead to gonioimplant failure
  • Describe the role of wound healing modulation in the successful management of postoperative filtering devices
  • Identify surgical procedures for the nonvisual eye

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Glaucoma 209

Surgical Treatment of Canine Glaucoma Cyclodestructive Techniques


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  • List the surgical treatments for treating canine glaucoma
  • Describe the most common surgical approach for decreasing aqueous humor production
  • Explain how diode laser energy is applied in treating glaucoma
  • Summarize the advantages to performing endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation
  • List the postsurgical complications observed in cyclophotocoagulation therapy

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Glaucoma 208
Microscopic Lesions in Canine Eyes with Primary Glaucoma

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  • Describe the mechanisms of aqueous outflow
  • Describe the morphology observed in goniodysgenesis
  • Explain the concurrent histological findings associated with primary glaucoma
  • List factors that can lead to the misinterpretation of the histological findings in primary glaucoma
  • Summarize the changes observed in the posterior segment

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Glaucoma 207
Genetics of Canine Primary Glaucomas

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  • Summarize the techniques used to study genetic disorders
  • Explain the genetics of human glaucoma and its relevance to studying the canine disease
  • Describe the genetics of extracellular matrix abnormalities that are associated with primary glaucoma
  • Compare the genetics of canine primary open angle and angle closed glaucoma
  • List strategies to target primary glaucoma in canine populations

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Glaucoma 206

Medical Treatment of Primary Canine Glaucoma


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  • Describe the mechanism of action of parasympathomimetic drugs
  • Summarize the clinical use and contraindications to the use of adrenoreceptor medications
  • Outline the approaches to prophylactic therapy
  • Explain how common glaucoma medications have a neuroprotective effect
  • Identify some emerging therapies and delivery systems to treat glaucoma in dogs

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Glaucoma 205
Functional Anatomy of the Outflow Facilities

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  • Describe aqueous humor production
  • Outline the anterior/trabecular or conventional outflow pathway
  • Differentiate the structures of the trabecular meshwork
  • Identify factors that influence outflow through the trabecular meshwork
  • Explain the uveoscleral or unconventional outflow pathway
  • Summarize factors that can create resistance to outflow through the uveoscleral pathway

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Glaucoma 204
Feline Glaucoma

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  • Summarize the incidence of feline glaucoma
  • Outline the etiology of secondary glaucoma
  • Describe the clinical signs of feline glaucoma
  • Explain the medical management of feline glaucoma
  • Compare and contrast the surgical management of feline glaucoma

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Glaucoma 203

Clinical Signs and Diagnosis of the Canine Primary Glaucomas


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  • Define primary glaucoma
  • Recognize the signs of primary angle closure glaucoma
  • Describe methods for diagnosing primary angle closure glaucoma
  • Summarize the benefits and disadvantages to the various methods used to evaluate the iridocorneal angle
  • List the common techniques used to evaluate the optic disc and the retinal nerve fiber layer

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Glaucoma 202
Canine Secondary Glaucoma

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  • Cite the Incidence of secondary vs primary glaucoma
  • Describe Uveitis and its role in secondary glaucoma
  • Identify the key findings in a number of conditions associated with secondary glaucoma
  • Summarize the pathogenesis in a number of conditions associated with secondary glaucoma
  • Describe the diagnosis and treatment findings in a number of conditions associated with secondary glaucoma

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Glaucoma 201

Definition Classification Pathophysiology of Canine Glaucoma


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  • Define glaucoma
  • List the risk factors to developing glaucoma
  • Describe the classification scheme for glaucoma
  • Differentiate congenital, primary and secondary glaucoma
  • Explain the theories for the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of primary glaucoma

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