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Friday 16th of November 2018

Horner's Syndrome

General information on Horner's Syndrome

Horner's Syndrome occurs when specific muscles of the face lose their stimulation of certain nerves. The cause is sometimes unknown; however it can be caused by car accidents, bite wounds, infections, cancer, ear cleaning and/or medication.

Symptoms of Horner's Syndrome

The symptoms of Horner's Syndrome are small pupil size, protrusion of the third eyelid, drooping of the eyelid, sunken eye, dilation of the blood vessels which makes the affected are feel warmer to the touch.

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Treatments for Horner's Syndrome

The treatment for Horner's syndrome is usually the administration of eye drops to relieve the clinical signs. The underlying cause such as a bite wound or infection should then be treated. If the cause is unknown the condition often resolves after 6-8 weeks.

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Horner's Syndrome experience by - Jean

My 12 year old dog was diagnosed with Horner's in his left eye a year or so ago. The vet said there wasn't anything they could do and it would clear up on it's own. It did return to normal in a few weeks. No problems!
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Seek the advice of your vet or other qualified pet care provider before you decide on any treatment or for answers to any questions you may have regarding a canine medical symptom or medical condition.

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