Clouding of the lens of the eye of the pet which can be caused by a variety of reasons, such as tumors, infections, or cataract formation. Clouding of the lens can affect your dog or cat's vision, and can lead to blindness if not treated. It is advised to consult a veterinarian to determine the cause of the clouding.
How to Recognize
Your pet's eyes will appear as if there is a cloudy film covering their eyes, rather than their usual clarity. Cloudy eyes are commonly accompanies by tears, squinting, and avoidance of light.
Causes of Cloudy Films Covering The Eyes
Cloudy eyes are commonly caused by a bacterial infection in the eyes.
Treatment for Cloudy Films Covering The Eyes
Your veterinarian can prescribe topical steroids or oral medication to fight the bacterial infection.
When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.