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Q. Our Maltese is 10 yrs old and in the last 6 months her eye has enlarged. Our Vet says that the her eye pressure is 70 and the eye needs to be removed

Answered By
ANGEL ALVARADO

A. If you have concerns, schedule a consult and exam with a veterinary ophthalmologist. Normal IOP in dogs can range between 12 and 25 mm Hg, so a pressure of 70 is extremely high and likely quite painful for your dog. Don't delay too long thus allowing your dog to potentially suffer needlessly.


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