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Enucleation

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Enucleation

Enucleation is the term given to describe the removal of an eye. This may seem like a drastic thing to do but there are several indications why it might be the best course of action for your pet. These might include the following eye conditions:

  • Glaucoma (high pressure within the eye)
  • Severe inflammation or infection
  • Tumours/cancer
  • Severe trauma

 

When is removal of the eye necessary?

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How will I know if my cat's eye is painful?

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What does the operation involve?

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Are there any complications?

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