Tag Archives: dry eye

Eye Conditions

A cat with a swollen eye

Because your pet’s eyes are front and center every time you glimpse their cute little fur faces, abnormalities of the eyes are easy to recognize. And, of course, none of us would want our vision compromised by an eye disorder, so we worry about our pet’s eyes as well. Below are descriptions of some of


What’s On Your Veterinarian’s Mind?

A recent survey of both pet owners and veterinarians interrogated the pet health issues each group thought were most important. In this blog, I will write from the veterinarian’s point of view and in next week’s post, the issues from the pet owner’s perspective. Starting with an exam In an exam room with a pet


Does My Dog Have Dry Eye?

close up for dogs eye and them receiving a tear test

This photograph of a dog’s eye shows: An emergency room snapshot of a ruler stuck in a dog’s eye. A very sad dog crying blue tears. A veterinarian testing for tear production. If you guessed number 3, you are correct. This photograph shows a dog being tested for tear production. The paper strip, called a


Sjogren’s Syndrome: Do Pets Get this Disease?

dogs eye up close

The end of the summer is heaven for New York fans of Grand Slam tennis when the US Open comes to the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, just a few miles from The Animal Medical Center where I work. Many fans were saddened this year by the withdrawal of Venus Williams, a two-time former US