Entropion century the animal
Some eye diseases that affect our Pets, cause most of the problems with their treatment. To such unpleasant diseases include entropion century. which can develop as cats and dogs. From volvulus century sometimes suffer even rodents! The land of the Soviets tell you all about the disease.
Pathology the development of volvulus century in animals stems from the fact that the edges of the eyelids, which normally should have a good fit to the eyeball, wrapped inside, and the delicate cornea of the eye in contact with the wool. Because of this pathological development of the century there was a constant mechanical irritation of eyes. In the result, you may notice that the animal has to her eyes, the cornea is greatly irritated and often appears conjunctivitis. Over time, untreated entropion eyelid leads to perforation (through corruption) of the cornea and ulcers.
It turns out that the inversion of eyelids tend the cats and dogs of certain breeds. So, volvulus century in dogs is most common in breeds such as the Chow Chow and the Shar Pei. This eye disease in dogs causes their natural "folding" of the skin. But in addition, entropion is also found among St. Bernards, great Danes, Cocker spaniels, bulldogs, boxers, pugs and Pekingese. Entropion in cats also occurs in animals of a certain breed. Most often this disease occurs in the eyes of the sphinxes. Rex and Persians. But sometimes even non-pedigree cats also suffer from entropion century.
This eye disease can be either congenital or acquired. Congenital entropion century cats can be seen when kittens open their eyes what is happening on 10-15 day of their lives. In dogs signs of bloat century appear during the first three months of life. But in theory the disease the eye can receive the animal at any age. Also do not forget that the inversion can be in both upper and lower eyelids, and sometimes on both.
If the adult cat has started to develop entropion century, the reasons for the emergence of this disease may be several. Thus, in adult dogs to bloat century very often lead problems with weight. Fat that is deposited under the skin, it stretches, thickens and weight. In the result, the skin cannot handle this load and is wrapped inside.
But not only the obesity of the animal leads to the development of volvulus century. Any injuries or other eye diseases may also cause inversion. Often the twisting is preceded by conjunctivitis or contact of a foreign body in the eye of the animal. Even eye injury can also lead to the inversion of eyelids. All this is due to the fact that the muscles of the eyeball can push too hard and slip inside the eye orbit. The result is that the size of the eye does not correspond to the anatomical shape of the orbit and eyelid in turn, begins to wrap inside.
At the initial stage of the disease, entropion century can be treated with ointments, drops, and other drugs. But in all other cases, unfortunately, have to resort to surgical intervention. At a late stage of the disease ointments or drops that you can use, will not bring the desired results. Of course, during their application it is possible to notice the improvement in the animal's eyes. But after the treatment all the symptoms returned.
To avoid such consequences, you should always monitor the animal's eyes. Especially should pay attention to eye health cat or dog all owners of animals that are genetically prone to develop entropion century. From time to time show your animal to the vet so that he can timely detect any deviations in the health of your pet. It is also very important to follow the rules of eye hygiene for the animals that are likely to develop volvulus century. In case of any injury or illness should be isolated region of the eye to the animal itself are unable to place a secondary infection or cause yourself more harm.