General information on Cherry Eye
This condition results when the tear gland on the inner surface of the third eyelid enlarges because of infection. As it swells it is forced out from beneath the lid, exposing a red, cherrylike growth at the nasal corner of the eye. It occurs most commonly in Cocker Spaniels, Beagles, Boston Terriers, and Bulldogs.
Symptoms of Cherry Eye
The symptoms of Cherry eye is a red, cherrylike growth at the nasal corner of the eye.
Treatments for Cherry Eye
Usually it must be removed surgically. A few cases may respond to antibiotics.
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