Message Number: YG4249 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Angela
Date: 2001-06-02 23:03:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Cataract Questions

I just had a question about how cataracs are connected to insulinoma,
just out of curiosity, and what other signs should I look for? I am
going to take her to a vet, does anybody know of a decent vet in the
Savannah Georgia area? Thank you.

In Ferret-Health-list@y..., AFERRETVET@c... wrote:
> Hi Angela,
> Regardless of the ferret's age you should have your
> ferret's eyes checked. Juvenile cataracts can be either
> congenital or hereditary in origin. Cataracts in adults can
> be a sign of an insulinoma. It is time to find out if the ferret
> has cataracts, time to check for causes of the cataracts, and
> time to talk about cataract surgery.
> Hope that helps,
> Jerry Murray, DVM