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Q. Looks like cataracts. Both eyes cloudy. Sight impaired. Old Golden Retriever. Is surgery recommended when the dog over 14 years old?

Answered By
JULIA HENWOOD

A. General anaesthetics are always risky in elderly dogs. I would certainly have some blood tests done to check for other problems that could be made worse by the anaesthetic such as liver and kidney function. It depends on any other medical problems and how it is affecting its quality of life.


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