Cataract Surgery in Dogs

by Suresh Kumar Jhirwal
ISBN: 9788119002641 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 52 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2023
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 7.70 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA
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The purpose of this book is to aid veterinary students and practitioners in the diagnosis and surgical management of cataract in dogs. Although this book is written primarily for cataract in dogs but the procedure can be applied for other pet and farm animals too with slight modifications.

This book is consisting of 11 chapters viz; Introduction, Anatomy of lens, Definition of Cataract, Incidence of Cataract, Causes of Cataract, Pathogenesis of Cataract, Classification of Cataract, Diagnosis of Cataract, Selection of patient for surgery, Surgical management of cataract, and Complications of Cataract surgery.

Each chapter provides a brief and practical knowledge in easily understandable text. The color photographs of procedure and instruments will certainly aid practitioners in diagnosis and surgical management of cataract.

Suresh Kumar Jhirwal, Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology is serving at College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Bikaner, Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner, since July 2014 after completing his successful tenure of 13 years and 7 months in the Department  of Animal Husbandry, Government of Rajasthan.

After joining the University as an Assistant Professor he proved his work excellence as a Veterinary surgeon by contributing in new techniques i.e. Cataract surgery in dogs by Phacoemulsification and IOL implant using an operating microscope. He became the first Veterinary Surgeon of Rajasthan state to perform successful cataract surgery by phacoemulsification method in dogs.

His work was recognised by the Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner, District administration, Bikaner, Government of Rajasthan, and many other organizations by felicitating him on various occasions. In due course, he strengthened his skill and presented his work of ophthalmology on different platforms, and disseminated the knowledge. He won three consecutive GOLD MEDALs for best papers in the field of veterinary ophthalmology at the Annual congress of the Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery from 2017-2019. He has guided 14 students in their masters’ research out of which 11 conducted their research in the field of ophthalmology. He has 92 scientific publications to his credit and attended many conferences/symposiums/workshops of National and International repute. He is a member of six Scientific National and International organizations.
He is a popular invited expert to deliver offline delete or online technical lectures/webinars on different topics for veterinary ophthalmology. He is committed to develop the diverse specialities of veterinary ophthalmology in a long way.

1. Introduction, 2. Cataract- An Overview, 3. Diagnosis of Cataract, 4. Selection of Patient for Cataract Surgery, 5. Surgical Management of Cataract, 6. Complications of Cataract, 7. Literature Cited