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Q. Small 5 pound dog has a cone shaped bump protruding from her eye cornea near the pupil area. Eye is not red . We have only had her for 2 weeks.

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A. She should be assessed by a vet as soon as possible. This sounds like she may have had (either current or in her past) a deep corneal ulcer. These can potentially rupture or threaten vision and without her previous history I recommend you get this checked;; if it is an old scar then no treatment may be required but if it is an active lesion then it will need treatment straight away. Deep ulcers can be non-painful because the nerves have been damaged so I would seek advice as soon as possible to rule out serious complications

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