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Hypermature cataract
Hypermature cataract
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Intraocular lens
Intraocular lens
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Intraocular lens in place
Intraocular lens in place

This patient has iris atrophy so you are able to see more of the lens than normal. It will not affect vision but this patient may be more light sensitive since her iris cannot constrict like a normal eye.

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Anterior Lens Luxation
Anterior Lens Luxation

The lens has come loose and moved to the front of the eye in front of the iris. In many cases, this is an emergency.

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Posterior Lens Luxation
Posterior Lens Luxation

The lens has come loose and fallen to the back of the eye. While this is typically not an emergency, it is urgent and should be addressed with a specialist.

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Iris Atrophy & Cataract
Iris Atrophy & Cataract
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Multiple Ulcers
Multiple Ulcers

We often see pets with dry eye get multiple ulcers. That is why it is important to monitor them and keep them on their medications. It can help reduce their risk of corneal issues.

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Prosthesis
Prosthesis

When a patient has to lose an eye, if the cornea is healthy and intact we can place a prosthesis rather than completely removing it. This patient's left eye is the prosthesis.

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Prosthesis
Prosthesis

We have blue eyed dogs that get a prosthesis as well!

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Intraocular Tumor
Intraocular Tumor

This patient has a mass inside of the eye. Even when tumors are benign, if they continue to grow they will cause secondary problems like glaucoma.

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Uveal Cysts & Cataract
Uveal Cysts & Cataract
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Persistant Pupillary Membrane
Persistant Pupillary Membrane
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Eyelid Mass
& Indolent Ulcer

This patient had two things that we commonly see - an eyelid mass and an indolent ulcer. Both issues were taken care of at the same time. The "after" photo was taken 2 weeks after the procedures. The pigment will return to the eyelid margin and it will look like nothing happened!

Diabetic Cataract

Before cataract surgery, this patient was unable to see anything except for light and dark. Immediately after surgery and placing an intraocular lens, this patient's vision was restored. Visit our Cataracts page for more information!

Descemetocele

This patient had an ulcer that got infected and caused it to progress to the deeper layers of the cornea. A descemetocele is an ulcer that is down to the last layer of the cornea and the eye is at great risk for rupturing if not treated. Since there were blood vessels nearby and she was young, this patient was able to receive a conjunctival island graft which is a small patch of tissue sutured over the ulcer. Over time the graft continues to thin and it will be less noticeable.

Entropion

This cat had an entropion correction done. As you can see, the lower eyelid is rolling in so that hairs are constantly rubbing on the cornea. This is very uncomfortable but can be successfully corrected! The second picture is 2 weeks after surgery. As you can see, everything is back in the normal position and the cat is very comfortable. This is a very common problem, especially for English Bulldogs and Shar Peis!

Sequestrum

This cat had a sequestrum on his cornea. A sequstrum is a dark brown discoloration to black plaque that covers part of the cornea. As the sequestrum progresses to deeper corneal layers, the eye becomes more at risk for rupture if it sloughs out. This cat had a keratectomy to remove the affected layers of cornea before it got any deeper. This condition most commonly affects Persians and Himalayans.