Category Archives: Eye

Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca

Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca also known as dry eye, is a lack of normal tear production in the eye. Tears are needed to keep the cornea lubricated and remove any material or microorganisms that can cause infection. Tears are a mixture of water, mucus, and fatty liquids. Any condition that prohibits adequate tear film production can result…
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Cataracts

If the lens in the eye becomes opaque or cloudy, this is called a cataracts. The lens of the eye focuses light on the the back of the eye (retina). The retina is where vision occurs. Cataracts are commonly an inherited disorder. Some of the affected breeds are Cocker Spaniels, Labrador Retrievers, and Boston Terriers.…
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