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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.
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.
The outer layer of the eye that helps it to keep its round shape; the eye white.
A product made of fluid, cell waste, and cells
Something that is related to the whole body and not just one particular part or organ
A type of instrument that is used to measure intraocular pressure
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
Anything having to do with the eye
The colored layer around the pupil
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
A disorder that has resulted from intraocular pressure
More blood than normal in a body part
Found inside the eye
A protein in the body that is designed to fight disease; antibodies are brought on by the presence of certain antigens in the system.