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Eyes on Health

Promoting stronger eye health in pets

Eyes on Health

Promoting stronger eye health in pets

Healthy vision is so important to a pet’s quality of life.

Unfortunately, there are a number of debilitating eye conditions that are common in cats and dogs, with some being a symptom of an underlying condition.

As a pet owner, we know you want the best for your pet. We want the same.

Below we share resources and educational materials to help you better understand the symptoms of eye conditions and how to ensure eye health for your pet.

Common Eye Disorders in Dogs:
  • Abnormal eyelid conformation
  • Eyelash abnormalities
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Dry eye
  • Cherry eye
  • Corneal ulcerations
  • Glaucoma
Common Eye Disorders in Cats:
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Keratitis
  • Corneal ulcerations
  • Corneal sequestrums
  • Cataracts
  • Retinal disease
  • Glaucoma

Eyes on Health

Promoting stronger eye health in pets

Healthy vision is so important to a pet’s quality of life.

Unfortunately, there are a number of debilitating eye conditions that are common in cats and dogs, with some being a symptom of an underlying condition.

As a pet owner, we know you want the best for your pet. We want the same.

Below we share resources and educational materials to help you better understand the symptoms of eye conditions and how to ensure eye health for your pet.

Common Eye Disorders in Dogs:
  • Abnormal eyelid conformation
  • Eyelash abnormalities
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Dry eye
  • Cherry eye
  • Corneal ulcerations-glaucoma
Common Eye Disorders in Cats:
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Keratitis
  • Corneal ulcerations
  • Corneal sequestrums
  • Cataracts
  • Retinal disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinal disease

Keeping your pet’s eyes healthy.

Recognizing symptoms and knowing preventative tips for eye conditions will help you ensure stronger eye health for your pets.

What to Watch For:
  • Redness or swelling of the eye(s)
  • Increased discharge – especially green or yellow
  • Cloudiness
  • Squinting or holding eye(s) closed
  • Scratching or pawing at eye(s)
  • Bumping into things
What You Can Do:
  • Regularly clean pet’s eyes with a warm, clean washcloth or ocular wipe.
  • Keep the e-collar on at all times if instructed by the vet. Pets will get used to it!
  • Keep furniture, food, and water in the same place.
  • Use voice commands and a leash to help pets navigate.

If your pet is exhibiting any of these symptoms, call your veterinarian to schedule an exam.

Caring for Your Companion At Home

Animal Eye Health Handout

Keep eye health top of mind at home with our printable eye health handout! 

Use our free download as a helpful reminder of what to watch for in your pet that may indicate ocular pain or irritation. Feel confident in the way you care for your pet and use our tips for keeping them comfortable at home!

At-Home Medication Application

Watch our videos on applying eye ointment or eyedrops to make at-home application easy and successful!

Play Video
How to Give Your Dog Eyedrops
Play Video
How to Apply Eye Ointment

Sight-Saving Exams for Life-Saving Pets

Each May, this philanthropic event is hosted by Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists who donate their time, staff, and services to provide free ocular exams to qualified Service and Working Animals in the United States and internationally. The program provides approximately 8,000 eye exams each year. 

Since 2014, Epicur has been the proud ‘name-sake’ sponsor of the National Service Animal Eye Exam Event.

If you or someone you know has a service animal, we encourage to participate in the 2023 event! Read the post-event press release to learn more.

2022 Event Overview

202 ACVO members provided complimentary screening eye exams

Over 4,440 animals received exams! (~2,900 All Service Animals, ~1,548 All Active Registered Therapy Animals)

Learn what this event means to the veterinarians who volunteer and the impact it has on the service animals and their handlers—read our event recap blog!

Each May, this philanthropic event is hosted by Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists who donate their time, staff, and services to provide free ocular exams to qualified Service and Working Animals in the United States and internationally. The program provides approximately 8,000 eye exams each year. 

Since 2014, Epicur has been the proud ‘name-sake’ sponsor of the National Service Animal Eye Exam Event.

If you or someone you know has a service animal, we encourage to participate in the 2023 event! Read the post-event press release to learn more.

2022 Event Overview

202 ACVO members provided complimentary screening eye exams

Over 4,440 animals received exams! (~2,900 All Service Animals, ~1,548 All Active Registered Therapy Animals)

Learn what this event means to the veterinarians who volunteer and the impact it has on the service animals and their handlers—read our event recap blog!