Message Number: YG4258 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-06-03 07:15:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Cataract Questions

Hi Dr. Murray,

What is about about insulinoma that would lead to cataracts forming?


--- 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