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Red Eye in Cats




Treatment will depend on the underlying cause of the ocular disorder, but generally, treatment will be on an outpatient basis. In most cases, cats will have an Elizabethan collar placed on them to prevent self-trauma to the eye.


If deep corneal ulcers are found, or glaucoma is diagnosed, surgery may be necessary to repair the eye.


Living and Management


Keep your cat in a clean, safe environment where it cannot injure its eye. Otherwise, schedule follow-up appointments with your veterinarian to evaluate your pet’s progress.



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