Can I Use Genteal Tears On My Dog

GenTeal is a lubricant eye drop product for mild to moderate dry eye relief. These drops are manufactured for humans but can be used for pets too. They mimic the eye’s natural tears they make and help relieve the discomfort due to dry eye.

GenTeal Tears Moderate Lubricant Eye Drops provide fast, soothing relief for moderate dry eye. GenTeal drops are manufactured for humans but can be used for pets too. GenTeal mimics natural tears and has ingredients that work to retain moisture on the eye and slow evaporation of the tear film.

What is GenTeal Tears Lubricant Gel for Severe Dry Eye Relief, 10 g? GenTeal Tears Lubricant Gel is a lubricant eye gel (sterile) for Severe Dry Eye Relief.

Use as directed by your veterinarian.

Your pet should see a board-certified ophthalmologist when their eyes are not improving with standard therapy or the diagnosis includes emergencies such as corneal or lens lacerations, intraocular bleeding, uveitis, deep corneal ulceration, glaucoma, sudden blindness, or cataracts. We encourage veterinarians to contact STVO when their client issues are beyond the scope of typical therapy. At all times, we work in conjunction with your regular veterinarian to ensure your pet receives the best possible care.

Protecting pet’s eyes A company called Doggles makes goggles and glasses for dogs. They come in many sizes and color combinations. Not all pets will tolerate wearing Doggles. Pets that are very active, outdoors for long periods of time, or that like to hang their head out the car window could benefit from a set of Doggles.

Groomers Many pets require regular trips to the groomers. Our recommendation is that you apply one of the eye lubricant ointments before each grooming session. Also, request that your pet be hand dried rather than being placed in a drying cage with a fan blowing (this can dry their eyes). When you pick up your pet, instill several drops of artificial tear solution as soon as you get home. This will help rinse away any extra hairs or chemicals that might still be in the eyes.

What are you looking for on these weekly exams? Your pet’s eyes should be open and the whites of the eyes should not be red or bloodshot. A healthy eye is clear and the surface (the cornea) is smooth and shiny (moist). Signs of eye trouble include squinting (holding the eye shut), redness at the top of the eye (under the upper eyelid), discharge that is green or yellow, crusted discharge on the eyelids, cloudiness in the eye, excessive tearing, or vision loss. If you have a light (even a cell phone light will work), it will make the eye exam easier. The light will also allow you to look at the pupil which is the circle inside the eye. The pupils are usually equal in size and will get small with bright light. Don’t hold the bright light in your pet’s eyes too long – this is just a quick check.

What can you do keep your pet’s eyes healthy? First of all, you will want to get used to looking at your pet’s eyes very closely. Once you know what is normal. it will be much easier to know when something is abnormal. It is best to perform a weekly eye exam so that you catch any problems very quickly. Eye irritation or infection can be painful to your pet and at times can lead to vision loss.

Can dry eye in dogs lead to blindness?

Dry eye is a painful and debilitating condition that, if left untreated, will lead to blindness and possibly even loss of the eye. What Treatments are Available if my Dog has Dry Eye? Medical treatment: In most cases of dry eye, treatment is aimed at stimulating the tear glands to produce more of the dog’s own tears.