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Cataracts in a Dog: Snoop Goes Blind in Both Eyes

Cataracts in a Dog: Snoop Goes Blind in Both Eyes

Do you know what can cause your dog to go blind, and can you do anything about it? Conditions that can lead to loss of sight in dogs include: genetic predisposition age eye injuries infections/inflammation cancer diabetes cataracts glaucomas suddenly acquired retinal degeneration syndrome (SARDS) Further information: Blindness In Dogs: Causes, Treatments And Prevention What are cataracts? A cataract is…

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Sight Loss in a Dog: My Dog Can’t See, But She Isn’t Blind … To Our Love—Cleo’s Story

Sight Loss in a Dog: My Dog Can’t See, But She Isn’t Blind … To Our Love—Cleo’s Story

Most diabetic dogs develop cataracts and go blind. Normally, the lens of the eye absorbs glucose it need from fluids in the eye. Excess glucose in the fluid is converted to other forms. With too much sugar present, these converted forms draw water into the lens, disrupting clarity. Eventually the lens become opaque. More information: Cataracts in Diabetic Dogs Thank…

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