International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Veterinary Sciences | India | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017


Incidence of Cataract in Diabetic and Nondiabetic Dogs: A Research Study

Rambabu Kalaka [2] | C. Ramani [2] | L. Nagarajan [8] | S. Usha Kumary [2] | S. Ramesh [4] | T. N. Ganesh [2]


Abstract: The cases presented over a period of 24 months from March 2013 to February 2015 to the Small Animal Ophthalmology unit of the Madras Veterinary College Teaching Hospital, Chennai, were screened for the incidence and stage of cataract. Incidence of non diabetic and diabetic cataractous dogs were recorded and the variables like breed, age, gender, eyes affected were noted. The study recorded an incidence of 14.96 per cent cataracts among 2580 cases. Highest incidence was recorded in Spitz (34 %). In Gender wise males had more incidence (58.49 %) compared to the female dogs. The age group of 6 to 10 years had the highest incidence of 40.25 per cent.


Keywords: Incidence, cataract, diabetic, nondiabetic dogs


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017,


Pages: 2322 - 2324


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