Bianca Da Costa Martins

Associate Professor

Surgical & Radiological Sciences

2002, DVM, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, Brazil
2005, MS, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, Brazil
2008, PhD, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, Brazil
2015, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Honors and Awards
2016 Became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO)
2016 Responsible for the Ophthalmology rotation-was the top rated rotation among all rotations available for VM 601(clinical practice I)
2017 Appointed to the Scientific Review Board of the Conference of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology Scientific Abstract.
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2013 Martins BC, Brooks D: Diseases of the canine optic nerve, , Veterinary Ophthalmology, . .
2009 Laus JL, Brunelli ATJ, Oria AP, Almeirda DE, Talieri IC, Martins BC, Ribeiro AP
: Afecções da lente (diseases of the lens), , Oftalmologia Clínica e Cirúrgica em Cães e Gatos, . .
2009 Martins BC, Ribeiro AP, Laus JL.: Glaucoma, , Oftalmologia Clínica e Cirúrgica em Cães e Gatos., . .
Ten Recent Publications

Black LJ, Martins BC, Plummer CE, Abbott JR, Leissinger MK
What is your Diagnosis? Eyelid mass in a dog

Martins BC, Plummer CE, Gelatt KN, Brooks DE, Czerwinski S, Monk C, Greenberg SM, Mangan BG, Londono L, Bolfer L, Bandt C, Shaer M
Ophthalmic abnormalities secondary to periocular and ocular snakebites (pit vipers) in dogs–11 cases (2012-2014)

Padua IRM, Ribeiro AP, Padua PPM, Guimarães PJ, Silva ML, Piso DYT, Martins BC, Aldrovani M, Semolin LMS, Camacho AA, Laus JL
Effects of timolol maleate, levobunolol and apraclonidine on intraocular pressure, pupil size, blood pressure and heart rate in beagles

Nagatsuyu CE, Abreu PB, Kobashigawa KK, Conceição LF, Morales A, Andrade AL, Padua IRM, Martins BC, Laus JL
Non-contact specular microscopy in aphakic and psuedophakic dogs

Ribeiro AP, Crivelaro RM, Teixeira PPM, Trujillo DY, Guimarães PJ, Vicente WRR, Martins BC, Laus JL
Effects of different mydriatics on intraocular pressure, pupil diameter, and ruminal and intestinal motility in healthy sheep

Piso DYT, Ribeiro AP, Silva ML, Guimaraes PJ, Morales A., Martins BC, Padua IM, Renzo R, Andrade A, Uscategui R, Laus JL
Effects of antiproteolytic agents on corneal epithelial viability and matrix metalloproteinase-2 and metalloproteinase-9 activity in alkali-burned corneas of rats

Kobashigawa KK, Martins BC, Massoli MCB, Ishizawa TH, Schocken-Iturrino RP, Brooks DE, Laus JL
Microbiological profile of donor corneas stored for tectonic transplantation purposes in rabbits

Lisbão CBS, Correa MA, Ortiz JPD, Martins BC, Laus JL
Effects of the Ottonia martiana Miq. (Piperaceae) extract on dog’s ocular surface