The rabbit is not a typical animal for the development of specific disease models in the eye. However, STZ ocutox developed a few unique models for specific purposes:

  • VEGF induced choroidal neo-vascularization model
  • Scleral patch

Rabbit eyes are also useful for testing the effect of drugs with methods that require surgical methods or for testing surgical methods themselves. Among the methods that are applied in rabbits range

  • Retinal detachment model
  • Implantation of cells and devices
  • Vitrectomy
  • Cell culture