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I have a 13 year old Pekingese His eye is really red. I

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I have a 13 year old Pekingese His eye is really red. I wonder if it is allergies because he has been sneezing. Do you have suggestions for home care? Thanks

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Max

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He bites. He has been having trouble with osteoarthritis

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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HI this is DRB and I would be happy to help you with this....so a red eye is not a specific ocular finding...this means your dog needs to be seen by your vet and have the following tests done:

eye pressure test, schirmer tear test, fluoroscein eye stain and gross opthalmic eye exam.....

as far as what this could be: glaucoma, corneal ulcer, dry eye, anterior uveitis, hypehema.....so full eye exam only way to get at cause.....

I hope that helps you....but let me know if you have any questions, DRB

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Please remember my answers do not replace or supersede the advice of your veterinarian as my answers do not create a valid client patient relationship as I am unable to examine your pet. Thank you very much! DrB

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