If your dog demonstrating eye irritation or allergies, you might be tempted use your own eye drops on them. Our South Florida vet team teaches some basic information on eye infections in dogs and why you shouldn't use human eye drops on them.
Some dog breeds tend to have droopy lower eyelids, which many pet owners adore. The more severe cases, called ectropion, can make your dog more vulnerable to a variety of painful eye conditions. Our South Florida veterinarians discuss the complications of ectropion in dogs today.
Eye discharge is a common problem for some dogs. It could just be normal eye discharge or it could be a sign of something more serious, from infection to glaucoma to allergies. Our South Florida vets are here to explain the types of discharge and the reasons behind them.
Kittens often develop eye infections when they are between 8 and 14 days old. In this timeframe, their eyes are starting to open. While there a few potential causes for eye infections in kittens, our veterinary ophthalmologists in South Florida diagnose them most in homeless or barn cats.
A corneal sequestrum in your cat's eye can leave your cat at risk of losing their vision if not treated. Our South Florida vets define feline corneal sequestrum and discuss treatment options, recovery and prognosis in this post.
Cataracts are a relatively common eye condition in dogs. While they can lead to blurred vision and eventual blindness, surgery can help to restore sight in many cases. Here, our South Florida vets discuss cataract surgery for dogs, and what you can expect if your dog has cataract surgery.
If you've noticed your cat's eye watering, you may be somewhat concerned. What should you do, what other symptoms may be present and when is a visit to your veterinary ophthalmologist called for? Our South Florida vet team list a few reasons why cats' eyes water in this post.
Pressure within a dog's eye can occur as a result of any number of underlying conditions and cause glaucoma, a painful, irreversible condition that can cause blindness in dogs. Our veterinary ophthalmologists in South Florida explain the condition and how primary and secondary glaucoma can be treated.