publication . Doctoral thesis . 2009

Der Effekt UV-blockierender Kontaktlinsen bei der Therapie der Keratitis superficialis chronica des Hundes

Denk, Nora;
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  • Published: 17 Jul 2009
  • Publisher: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Country: Germany
Objective Canine chronic superficial keratitis (CSK) is chronic, progressive keratopathy, which is suspected to be caused by an immune mediated response triggered by ultraviolet light exposure. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of UV-blocking soft contact lenses in treatment for CSK. Methods 26 dogs (26 eyes) with CSK were treated continuously with UV-blocking contact lenses (*Acri.Pat®-UV bandage lenses) for six months. A contact lens was placed on one eye of each dog; the other eye remained without a lens as a control eye. Then, five dogs were treated further on wearing now contact lenses on either eye. Continuously, all patients were treate...
Medical Subject Headings: sense organseye diseasesgenetic structures
free text keywords: Tierärztliche Fakultät, ddc:500, ddc:590
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