Table 4

Scorecard for the palpebral reflex
Score Quality Character
0 No reflex No narrowing of the eyelids or muscle movement
1 Moderate reflex Delayed and/or incomplete closing of the eyelids
2 Normal reflex The eyelids immediately close fully

The palpebral reflex was tested by lightly touching the medial canthus of the left eye with a dry cotton swab without touching the cornea.

Bakker et al.

Bakker et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:113   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-9-113

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