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Cherry Eye: Surgery To Save My Tears

Sep 9 • 1 minute read

The importance of sufficient tear production is a critical part of keeping a healthy ocular palpebral opening. For these prolapsed bulbous nictitans gland of the third eyelid (cherry eye) a surgical

procedure that anchors the gland in a creative pocket is the desirable treatment.

The gland of the third eyelid produces large portion of the aqueous tear film, it is believed to be 30- 50 %.

We have provided photos of before and after surgery for 2 recent cases with both eyes involved.

 

My name is Champ C #9494 : I am a one year old Bulldog born May 2020.

 

My name is Bella K #9412. I am a Saint Bernard x, born March 27, 2020.

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