Uveitis in dogs and cats
Uveitis causes pain in both dogs and cats. Uveitis affects the surrounding tissue, pupils, and vision, causing pain eyes, redness eyes, excessive tears (epiphora), swollen eyes, and cloudiness eyes.
In 1977 Olin examined the protein concentration in dogs and cats that have Uveitis.
Uveitis in dogs and cats can cause by many reasons, including abnormal immunity, tumor or cancer, injury, septicemia, toxicity, metabolic diseases, virus infection, bacteria, diabetes, and high blood pressure.
- Pain eye
- Cloudy eye
- Excessive tears
- Redness eye
- Swollen eye
- Iris color is uneven
- Pupil uneven shape
- Pupil is unusually small
Uveitis on dogs and cats can cause pain eyes, redness eyes, excessive tears (epiphora), eyes secretion, squinting, pupils are unusually small, or pupil has an uneven shape, swollen eyes, cloudiness eyes, Iris color is uneven.
Treatment and Prevention
Many factors can cause Uveitis in dogs and cats. The treatment depends on each case. Eye drops or ointments may prescribe. The best prevention for Uveitis in dogs and cats is to take care of the dog and cat environment, keep it clean to reduce germs that can cause Uveitis infection.
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