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.
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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