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Tuesday 18th of December 2018

Corneal Abrasion

General information on Corneal Abrasion

Corneal Abrasion can be caused by a foreign body or even an eyelash on the protective area of the eye called the epithelial layer. In some cases the dogs eye will heal itself. If there is a foreign body embedded in the eye, the eye can cover over the embedded object yet the eye is not healed.

Symptoms of Corneal Abrasion

Symptoms of Corneal Abrasion may include eye redness, squinting, pawing at eye and blinking.

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Treatments for Corneal Abrasion

Treatment usually includes a vet using a fluorescein dye that helps find the abrasion. Antibiotic drops may be prescribed to prevent infection. Periodic exams may be needed to check the healing progress.

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Remember, this information is for reference only. Always contact your vet or pet profesional for advice.


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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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