Does a blind horse feel pressure towards its blind eye?

ROTH individual paper by Lloyd Mower

My subject Bailey is a 43 (estimate) year old Cob rescue horse. On April 14, 2009 she presented with a teary and cloudy left eye. The veterinarian conducted an opthalmic exam including staining of the cornea with fluorescein dye (bright green stain). If there is damage to the cornea resulting in a break in the epithelium, the stroma of the cornea will become exposed. The underlying stroma will retain the fluorescein stain and appear green confirming the presence of an ulcer at that location. She was diagnosed as having corneal ulcers due to dust and dirt in her eye. The vet prescribed treatment with Banamine once a day. The vet returned the following day… here to read more and see full presentation.

Is Bailey blind?

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