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This is Dr. Christian. I'd like to help. Is he rubbing at the eye? Is the discharge from his eye clear? What did you use to flush it? What kind of shampoo did you use?
Thank you for answering those questions and sending the picture. I suspect the shampoo did cause his cornea to be damaged. It is possible that he has an ulcer on his cornea from the shampoo that is causing pain and his squinting. The best you can do at this point is to continue to use the saline to soothe his eye. It can be done as much as needed until you can have him seen. Your vet will probably apply a stain to his eye to assess the damage to his cornea and then prescribe some medications. Have him seen as soon as you possibly can. If you have more questions please reply back.
I wouldn't recommend the ocean, the saline solution is much better and sterile as well.
You're welcome. Have a great night.
It's good to hear from you. I'm glad you are getting him treated. If the ulcer heals well, and most do without surgery, then there might be a small scar on the cornea that will be whitish in color. It would be like having a spot on the lens of a set of eyeglasses. It doesn't really affect vision much at all. The bigger and deeper the ulcer, the bigger the scar. In most cases these heal extremely well.