A variety of eye diseases are reported in medicine. The eye is a complex structure, which includes the retina, cornea, lens, iris, and additional structures to support the eye.
Any suspected eye problem should be seen immediately, as it is often impossible to tell the severity of a problem at first glance. Simple problems, such as corneal ulcers, can quickly become worse and result in corneal rupture, or even blindness. Glaucoma can cause sudden blindness unless treated very shortly after its onset.
Your veterinarian should immediately see any eye that is red, cloudy, puffy, or has any discharge. If you notice any of these signs, contact us to schedule an appointment.
It seems like a large part of taking care of pets is working to keep them parasite free. From ectoparasites like fleas and ticks, to blood-borne parasites like heartworm and intestinal parasites, it’s a tough job. While we have a pretty good handle on most of these monsters inside, some of them can be nastier […]Read More
Anesthesia-free pet dental cleanings have become more popular in recent years. You may have heard about them being offered at grooming salons, pet stores, or even some veterinary clinics. Similar to human dental cleanings, these procedures involve the scraping of plaque and tartar without the use of anesthesia. The popularity of this practice comes from […]Read More
Cats can be elusive which is a trait most feline fanciers appreciate. Your cat may like to hide, slink about, and lie in wait for the perfect time to ambush your ankles. However, there are times when their health could be in jeopardy and the signs aren’t always obvious. There are some symptoms (albeit subtle […]Read More