Corneal Dystrophy In Dogs

This is considered hereditary.  In some cases it is not.

The non hereditary term for this is Corneal Degeneration.

A friend’s dog was diagnosed with corneal degeneration and the specialist believes it is from too much fat in the diet.   Changing the dog food to a lower fat content can reverse the degeneration and you may see the spots on the eyes shrinking or completely disappearing.  There should be a recheck a couple of months after changing dog food.

Corneal Dystrophy can also be caused by an infection or:


Author: patty

Franklin Lakes, NJ

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