Thursday, July 5, 2012

1065. Tarsorrhaphy - Poor post-op eye care by owner

The Shih Tzu is the most common breed in Singapore getting eye injuries. It is also the most popular breed purchased in the past years.

Many Singapore dog owners are unable to provide proper post-op eye-care. It may be better to get the dog hospitalised 3-14 days to achieve a good surgical outcome. Compare the two cases. The Pekinese is well cared for because the mother is experienced in dog care and the dog is very easy to handle. The Shih Tzu was not cared for well.

Details of the case are at:

I have introduced the Standard Operating Procedure for all cases:

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