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21. Glaucoma in Dogs
Inside the normal eye there is constant production and drainage of a watery fluid. When a problem with the drainage of the fluid occurs, the pressure inside of the eye can increase. High pressure causes damage to the optic nerveand vision loss.
22. Hyphema in Dogs
Hyphema is the presence of blood within the anterior chamber of the eye and is a symptom of serious ophthalmic disease, the cause of which must be promptly identified. Hyphema may be partial or complete.
23. Hypopyon in Dogs
Hypopyon is the accumulation of pus in the front chamber of the eye. There are many causes of hypopyon and it is often associated with systemic disease, not just a problem within the eye.
24. Iris Prolapse in Dogs
Iris prolapse is the protrusion or forward movement of the iris, the colored membrane or tissue of the eye, through a traumatized or diseased cornea. It is a common sequel to penetrating corneal wounds and/or ruptured corneal ulcers.
25. Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (KCS) in Dogs
Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS or dry eye) is a medical term used to describe a condition of decreased tear production. Affected eyes may become chronically inflamed and scarring and pigmentation of the cornea may lead to a decrease in vision.
26. Lens Luxation in Dogs
Lens luxation is the abnormal positioning or displacement of the lens within the eye. Normally the lens is suspended between the iris (the colored portion of the eye) and the retina (located along the back of the eye).
27. Ocular (Eye) Trauma in Dogs
Ocular trauma is the result of blunt, piercing, pointed or jagged objects inflicted directly to the eye, including cat claw injuries, thorns, branches, writing instruments, or small airborne objects. Ocular trauma can affect pets of any age.
28. Ophthalmia Neonatorum in Puppies
Ophthalmia neonatorum is an infection of the conjunctiva (the thin layer of tissue that lines the eyelids) or cornea (the transparent structure that makes up the front part of the eye) before or just after the separation of the eyelids in the newborn.
29. Pannus (Chronic Superficial Keratitis) in Dogs
Pannus, also referred to as chronic superficial keratitis, is a membrane that covers the cornea as a result of long term corneal inflammation. It is a nonulcerative condition that affects both eyes at the same time.
30. Progressive Retinal Degeneration in Dogs
Progressive retinal degeneration represents a group of inherited eye diseases characterized by degeneration (deterioration) or dysplasia (abnormal development) of the retina. Most dogs are seen in the late stages of disease with advanced changes.
 

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