Eye Discharge (Epiphora) in Cats

What is epiphora? Epiphora means an overflow of tears from the eyes. It is a symptom rather than a specific disease and is associated with a variety of conditions. Normally, a thin film of tears is produced to lubricate the eyes and the excess fluid drains into the nasolacrimal ducts, or tear …
 
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Summer Fun and Follies

Summertime is here along with lots of fun… and a few dangers. You are probably aware of the most publicized warm weather threats for pets like heat stroke and dehydration. So, let’s discuss some of the less obvious summer follies that can occur when the ‘weather is warm and the livin’ …
 
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Corneal Lipidosis

What is corneal Lipidosis? Corneal lipidosis is an accumulation of fatty substances (usually cholesterol) within the layers of the cornea. What causes corneal lipidosis? There are three main causes of corneal lipidosis: corneal dystrophy, corneal degeneration, and elevated blood cholesterol levels.  Corneal dystrophy is an inherited, or genetic condition and is most commonly seen in dogs. …
 
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