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All About Eyecare for Dogs with our Evans Veterinarian

happy dog after an eye exam with a veterinarianEye disorders can affect any dog, young or old, as a result of illness, injury or other medical problems. To prevent these issues, or spot them as they develop, you must partner with your favorite veterinarians at Hilltop Animal Hospital. You can report acute changes in your dogs’ vision or eye health to acquire care right away for your furry friends. Your vet will also suggest preventive care measures you can use to protect your dogs’ eye health. You can learn more about common eye disorders and treatment options to prepare to help your pet at a moment’s notice.

Common Eye Disorders in Dogs

Pet owners can keep small problems from escalating by understanding which eye disorders can affect dogs, including:

  • Glaucoma
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Cataracts
  • Corneal abrasion
  • Cherry eye

Any changes in the health of your dog’s eyes or ability to see clearly should be immediately reported to your vet. You should also schedule an annual check-up appointment for the long-term health of your dogs’ eyes.

Importance of a Timely Veterinarian Check-Up

Your dogs will benefit from a yearly check-up where the vet takes a close look at the structures of the eye to assess their condition. The vet will look for developing disorders to determine if your dogs require additional care. By obtaining timely vet care, you can help your pet retain their ability to see clearly well into their golden years.

Treatment Options for Dogs

The treatment options available for your consideration depend on your dogs’ eye conditions. Your veterinarian will assess the health of your dog’s eyes to determine the underlying condition and best treatments available. You will need to authorize treatment to continue forward with the process of helping your pet make a full recovery. During the appointment, please feel free to ask any questions you may have to ensure you understand how the treatment will benefit your pet and your role in the recovery process.

Schedule a Veterinarian Appointment for Your Dog’s Check-Up Today

If you would like to schedule a check-up for your dog today, please call (706) 303-4571 to speak to the Hilltop Animal Hospital team. We are here to help you make sure your pet remains in great health through the years. Partner with our team to protect your dogs’ eye health and more.


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