A Clinical Case from the Archives : 10/11/2006

This eight week puppy comes to you with really sore eyes. What are you going to do?

The answer is a tacking procedure placing vertical mattress sutures to evert the inturned eyelids in which the entropion has resulted in trchiasis with eyelid hairs rubbing against the cornea with the possibility of severe ulceration. Here is the pleasing result (for surgeon, owner and above all the patient!)

 

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