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I have a Springer Spaniel 8 years old whose right eye

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I have a Springer Spaniel 8 years old whose right eye appears to have a problem. He is also aggressive with it but he is historically an anxious dog. The eye is not bulging and he is still blinking but it appears red where it would normally be brown. He is obviously a little distressed by it as its not normal.
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

Rick, I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. It's important that such an eye be attended to by a vet at your earliest convenience if only because eyes can "go south" in a hurry. Neither of us can know if the redness is caused by trauma, infection, or allergy nor if it represents a superficial problem involving his eyelids, cornea, or conjunctiva or a disorder deeper in his eye such as glaucoma (increased intraocular pressure) or uveitis (inflammation of the iris and its attachments). Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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