Some of the most common ocular procedures for cats and dogs include eye surgery, cataract surgery, entropion surgery, ectropion surgery, eyelid tumor removal, cherry eye surgery, and exenteration of the orbit.
Blepharoplasty Surgery For Eyelids Disorders
In dogs, eyelids disorders (ectropion and entropion) are similar to that in humans. Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure performed to fix these eye disorders. One can better call it cosmetic or plastic surgery technique. This essential plastic surgery for pets includes droopy eyelids fixing and removing excess skin, muscle, and fat.
Eyelid Tumor Removal With Reconstruction
Distichiasis is a common condition that affects dogs, and less commonly, cats. The normal eyelid margin is devoid of hairs. There are multiple glands (called meibomian glands) along the eyelids which produce an oily secretion. Occasionally a hair can arise from or near these glands and project out of the eyelid. This hair is called a distichium, and the plural is distichia. The CO2 laser is used on a single point to destroy the hair follicles of stray eyelashes
Distichia Removal Surgery For Dogs’ Eye Care
Enucleation Surgery To Remove The Damaged Eye
Following the enucleation technique, veterinarian ophthalmologists can remove an irreversibly damaged eye to relieve a pet’s pain permanently. A prosthetic eye is inserted in its place to restore the natural appearance.
Eyelid Tumor Removal In Dogs
Eyelid tumors in dogs can be removed through various techniques depending upon dog species, age, and severeness of the disorder. It is important to remove these tumors to prevent further complications.