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Dog Glaucoma

…is called glaucoma.Types of Glaucoma The different types of glaucoma are pigmentary, open angle, closed angle, and goiodysgenis glaucoma. Glaucoma can be the primary disease or one that is the result of another disease process in the body of the dog or possibly even an eye injury. Some of the causative factors can be , trauma, advanced cataracts or detached retina.Signs and Symptoms Early symptoms of glaucoma are numerous. Your dog may have…

Cat Anterior Uvea Tumor

…arise from the embryonic tissues of the eye called medulloepithelioma. The most common secondary tumors are lymphosarcomas. If allowed to advance, the cat will have pain and eventual blindness, bleeding in the eye and glaucoma as well as damage to surrounding structures.Signs and Symptoms 1. Color change in part of the iris 2. Observance of a nodule or mass behind the pupil or in the iris 3. Discoloration of the white of the eye 4. A change in…

Dog Anterior Uvea Tumor

…arise from the embryonic tissues of the eye called medulloepithelioma. The most common secondary tumors are lymphosarcomas. If allowed to advance, the animal will have pain and eventual blindness, bleeding in the eye and glaucoma as well as damage to surrounding structures.Signs and Symptoms 1. Color change in part of the iris 2. Observance of a nodule or mass behind the pupil or in the iris 3. Discoloration of the white of the eye 4. A change in…

Dog Cataracts

…Surgery is the best choice of treatment for dogs which have cataracts and, in best cases, can totally restore vision. If left untreated, the cataracts can become so severe that even surgery is no longer an option. Glaucoma or even complete detachment of the retina from the eye may occur. Both of these are very serious conditions, with dire prospects for the dogs vision. Surgery should be done while cataracts are in the early stages but…

Dog VKH Syndrome

…pressure, the retinas can detach, leading to acute blindness. Signs include diminished vision, cloudy eyes, constricted pupils and changes in eye color. Chronic Uveitis may involve cataract formation or development of glaucoma that can also result in blindness. Hair loss can occur around eyes, muzzle and anus. The mucus membranes may seem crusty. Three to six months after the eye disease starts, dogs can experience a loss of pigmentation.…

Granulomatous Meningoencephalitis

…Because of this, ocular Granulomatous Meningoencephalitis is considered an extension of other forms of Granulomatous Meningoencephalitis. Other symptoms of this form of the disease include uveitis, retinal detachment, and glaucoma. Diagnosis usually involves taking a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) sample. In infected animals, the CSF will be very high in white blood cells and small (but mature) lymphocytes are the most common cells seen. Monocytes and…

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