More miscellaneous eye problems

Eye ailments – continued

1) Dermoid Cysts This is a tumour, not a malignant one though. I don’t see much of this in Guyana, but very long ago, when I was practising in Europe, several dogs presented with this condition whereby hair was growing from the surface of the eyeball.


Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola) in the Iwokrama Rainforest.  Photo by Kester Clarke

The male Guianan Cock-of-the-rock has a striking neon-orange plumage with a prominent orange slice crest. They are found in the Guiana Shield (French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, southern Venezuela, eastern Colombia and northern Brazil), typically near rocky outcrops where the

Musings with Robert Badal

A few days ago I bumped into Mr. Robert Badal who is a well-known Guyanese investor and capitalist. I told him jokingly they should study his DNA structure for a risk-loving gene because he seems to have a penchant for taking on excessive risks, particularly investing while opposing the government of the day.