|Scorecard for the palpebral reflex|
|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