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Major mucous around the eyes... I've been cleaning them

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Major mucous around the eyes... I've been cleaning them every morning & placing his face mask on him.... Still hard & scabby ... What can I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Horse Veterinary
Expert:  DrMelJ replied 1 year ago.

Hi there. Thanks for the question. Let me see if I can help. The causes for crusty eyes include allergies, blocked tear ducts or uveitis. All of these potential causes require veterinary treatment if the fly mask didn't help. I can't differentiate between the causes online. It requires an exam. I'd recommend you call your vet out at this point for help and to find the right treatment. I hope this helps. Best wishes.