System prevents post-surgical cataract complications in dogs

03/27/2012 | Technician (North Carolina State University)

After cataract surgery in dogs, cloudiness can develop and the eye can become inflamed, but North Carolina State veterinary ophthalmologist Brian Gilger and his team have designed an artificial lens that prevents this problem. The lens contains the anti-inflammatory medication celecoxib, which is slowly released to prevent post-surgical complications. Clinical trials are currently under way.

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