Red Eye (Episcleritis) in Dogs
The most common forms of treatment for this medical condition are topical ointments and eye drops, varying in concentration and based upon the severity of the inflammation. In most cases, the treatment can be performed on an outpatient basis, with observation recommended over the following weeks to ensure that the condition clears up and that no serious complications arise. An Elizabethan collar may be used to prevent your dog from scratching or rubbing at its eye while it is healing, and you will need to remain observant for any changes in your dog's eye so that you can report them to your veterinarian immediately, before complications can arise.
Living and Management
This condition may recur occasionally. Look for signs of discharge (mucus), reddening, or growth in the nodule. There are some known complications such as vision loss, chronic eye pain, and glaucoma.
A small lump or mass of tissue
The prediction of a disease’s outcome in advance
The outer layer of the eye that helps it to keep its round shape; the eye white.
A type of slime that is made up of certain salts, cells, or leukocytes
A term for a type of neoplasm that is made up of lymphoid tissue; these masses are usually malignant in nature
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
A disorder that has resulted from intraocular pressure
Not being able to cause harm; the opposite of malignant.
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