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A 35-year-old Indian parrot (Psittacula krameri manillensis) was presented to
the Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, West
Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences with a history of
blepharospasm and corneal lesion OS. Test with fluorescein dye was negative.
The dense corneal opacity (macula) was identified as involving the posterior
corneal layer. The further
ophthalmic examination was done and hypermature phacolytic cataract was
diagnosed. No other abnormality was detected. Medical management with topical
nepafenac prednisolone and
triple antibiotic was instituted. The
corneal lesion subsided completely within one week followed by spontaneous resorption
of the cataract. The treatment protocol was successfully eliminated the discomfort and intraocular lesions in the senile parrot.