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    05-28-2011, 11:43 AM
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Weanling
Eye question- piece of iris hangs in front of pupil..

I just noticed this about a week ago. It looks like a small flap of iris tissue is over my geldings pupil..doesn't seem to interfere with his vision. He blinks when I bring my hand up by his eye quickly.. I'll try to get a picture if nobody has a clue.
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    05-28-2011, 11:44 AM
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Weanling
Also, he has no signs of trauma or injury.
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    05-28-2011, 01:10 PM
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Weanling
I'm not sure about horses but I have a human friend who is slowly going completely blind because of this - I would definitely see a vet.
     
    05-28-2011, 01:13 PM
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Green Broke
Any eye issues, IMO, are immediate calls to the vet. Not worth taking a chance of blindness if it can be prevented.
     
    05-28-2011, 01:15 PM
  #5
Yearling
Corpora Nigra

Are you talking about Corpora Nigra?
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If so that's completely normal

See this thread:
Tumors in eyes? :(
     
    05-28-2011, 09:08 PM
  #6
Weanling
It doesn't look like cauliflower :/ it literally looks like someone took a razor and sliced a flap to hang in front of his pupil..which of course would be impossible that's just how it looks. It's only on his left eye. I'll try getting a picture tomorrow... The vet is coming out soon I know for another boarders shots. I'll find out when and have him looked at :/
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    05-29-2011, 04:26 PM
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Weanling
I'd get a vet as soon as possible. This could be very dangerous, you don't want him blind...
     
    05-29-2011, 05:29 PM
  #8
Started
A picture would help (:
     
    05-29-2011, 06:36 PM
  #9
Banned
How soon is the vet coming out to the other horses?

I would not want to wait for an eye problem.
     
    05-29-2011, 07:29 PM
  #10
Yearling
Don't mess around with eye issues. Get a vet out as soon as possible.
     

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