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11. Distichiasis in Dogs
Distichiasis is a condition in which there is growth of extra eyelashes from abnormal meibomian glands of the upper or lower eyelid. In many cases, these eyelashes, called distichia, contact the cornea causing abrasions and irritation.
12. Ectopic Cilia in Dogs
Ectopic cilia are single or multiple hairs that arise from the membrane that lines the eyelid, most commonly near the middle of the upper lid. It is more common in dogs than cats and most often affects young dogs.
13. Ectropion in Dogs
Ectropion is the eversion or rolling out of the eyelid margin, resulting in exposure of the palpebral conjunctiva, which is the delicate membrane that lines the eyelid. It most commonly affects the lower central eyelid.
14. Enophthalmos in Dogs
Enophthalmos is a displacement of the eyeball backwards into the orbit. This can be seen in both dogs and cats and, depending on the underlying cause, different ages and breeds are affected.
15. Entropion in Dogs
Entropion is defined as inward rolling or turning of the eyelid edges. This is a common eye problem, most commonly affecting the lower eyelids, and can be present at birth or acquired later in life.
16. Enucleation: Removal of an Eye in Dogs
Enucleation is the removal of an eye and is an extreme and irreversible treatment, and it is reserved as a last attempt to alleviate the pain of an injured and untreatable eye. It is tolerated well by dogs and cats.
17. Episcleritis in Dogs
Episcleritis is a localized inflammatory disorder affecting conjunctival tissue, which is the lining of the eyelids and covering of the eyeball, near the junction of the cornea and the sclera or white of the eye (limbus).
18. Exophthalmos in Dogs
Exophthalmos is an anterior displacement of the eyeball – an abnormal protrusion of the eye. It is seen in both dogs and cats and, depending on the underlying cause, different ages and breeds are affected.
19. Eye Proptosis in Dogs
Proptosis is the protrusion of the eyeball out of the socket and is typically due to trauma. Certain breeds are more prone to proptosis than others.
20. Eyelid Tumors in Dogs
Canine eyelid tumors most often originate spontaneously from the glands located within the eyelid margin and are usually benign. Complete surgical removal is the recommended treatment and is usually curative.
 

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