Welcome! My name isXXXXX am a UC Davis graduate, and currently, a Medical Director of a veterinary hospital.
I am sorry to hear about this concern for Gracie.
Yes, it is very suggestive of either an active infection, or that a trauma may have occurred, like bushes scratching the eyes or having walked into something.
Definitely, with the appearance of the eyes, I would suggest a vet visit. They will likely recommend a very simple eye stain test just to ensure there is no corneal ulcer
(injury on the surface of the cornea) and start some ophthalmic medication.Eye Stain Test for Ulcers
I get a bit more protective with the eyes, and generally not recommend a wait and see approach. Corneal injuries can scar or cause other complications that can be permanent, so I always like to treat sooner than later.
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