cataracts

Can my dog have surgery for cataracts?
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Can my dog have surgery for cataracts?
You might have heard that veterinarians can do surgery for cataracts in pets, it's true! As human surgery advances, so does veterinary surgery, albeit often at a slower pace. …
October 23, 2021 • 20 shares
Cats with sore eyes – when is surgery needed?
Cats
Cats with sore eyes – when is surgery needed?
Sore eyes are a common feline problem. However, it can sometimes be very hard to decide just how serious the issue is, and whether it can be managed with medication (e.g. eyedrops), or whether surgery is needed.
March 29, 2021
What is an iris cyst and how is it treated in dogs?
Dogs
What is an iris cyst and how is it treated in dogs?
Question from David Keown My 9 year old GSD has a black disk like cataract in one eye. Can it be removed safely and what's the prognosis for a good recovery. Would this be expensive to remove? Is this usually done by my…
April 11, 2013 • 13 shares • 6 comments
Dogs
Ask a Vet Online - 'I have a border collie he has progressive retinal atrophy and now he has a cateract, is there anything that can be done for him?'
Question from Anne Wood I have a border collie 5 years old. Hes a very frightened dog but he is completly blind in 1 eye and partly blind in the other the vet told me it was progressive retinal atrophy and now he has a c…
March 8, 2013 • 2 comments
Cats
Why cats go blind.
One of the most common causes of sudden blindness in an elderly cat is due to high blood pressure (hypertension). The increased pressure pushes the light sensitive layer (retina) away from the back of the eye and this ca…
March 17, 2010 • 142 shares • 39 comments
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