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Q. My shitzus eye is quite cloudy almost a greyish tint...she is 12

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. If this is the outer surface of the eye it may indicate corneal edema or swelling in the normally clear front of the eye; this can occur with trauma/ulceration but also with glaucoma and is an emergency in order to preserve vision. If it is the section within the pupil this may indicate normal, age related nuclear sclerosis or cataracts. A full examination and possible bloods to rule out diabetic cataracts may be recommended so arrange an appointment for her as soon as possible


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