Glaucoma in Dogs

Glaucoma is a disease in which the normal fluid in the eye does not drain properly. This causes pressure buildup, significant pain and possible loss of vision if not diagnosed and treated early in the course of the disease.

 

Meet Sweet Molly Malone

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Best Friends Awards Grant to Kitten Caregivers And Adoptions, Of Course

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Eye Problems in Dogs and Cats—Treatment of Corneal Ulcers

Corneal ulcers are painful because of the sensitive nerve endings in the eye. Ulcers also cause the iris to spasm, adding to the pain. Topical atropine medication is put into the eye to relax the iris muscle and greatly reduce the pain. Occasionally, oral-pain medication is used to control the pain.