Artificial Tears Ophthalmic Solution is an eye lubricant for dogs.
WHAT THIS PRODUCT CURES
Artificial Tears Ophthalmic Solution cures cases of dry eye and eye irritation.
Dry eye and eye irritation are a common aliment in pets as it is in humans. Airborne irritants such as pollen, dirt, wind, or chemicals can harm the eyes. Dogs and cats have a specialized structure within their eyes known as the third eye or nictitating membrane. The third eye acts as a defense devise as the membrane slides to the right corner of the eye to the left, covering most of the eye’s orbit. The third eyelid keeps its shape by the T shaped structure which curves in the rounded formation of the eye. The tissues which are the elements of the third eyelid are packed with tiny follicles of lymphoid structures, which aid in trapping dirt. Although the nictating membrane is helpful in removing debris from the orbit, this structure must have a lubricant for easy movements. The third eye structure must work in accompany to the tear duct or lacrimal gland, as tears gather to provide eased movement across the eye’s orbit. A condition known as puncta refers to a blockage of the tear ducts due to damage or infection, prohibiting said function to happen. A pet with this condition will display symptoms such as; wind and light sensitivity, pain, redness, scratching of the eye, and facial rubbing.
A pet’s eye lashes can also play a role is eye irritation. Although eyelids are highly useful to the mammal, they can also be manipulative. A common condition causing self infliction to the eye is an Entropion. An Entropion is a condition is which the skin of the eyelids inverts inwards. Some pets are born with Entropions where as others contract the state later on in life. The condition is extremely exasperating and agonizing due to the lashes of the eyelid scratching the orbit. An Entropion can occur to one or both of the eyes or eyelids.
Pets which are ailed with dry or irritated eyes develop aliments such as; wind and light sensitivity, pain, redness, scratching of the eye, and lastly the pet will resort to rubbing his face along the ground.
RELATIVE INFO ON BREED MOST ASSOCIATED WITH THIS AILMENT
English Bulldog, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Lhasa Apso, West Highland White, Shih TzuTerrier, Bloodhound, Pug, American Cocker Spaniel, and Boston Terrier.
QUESTIONS FOR MY VET
1.What steps should I take if my pet has adverse effects from product?
Discontinue use and contact your veterinarian promptly.
2. Can this product be used in cats and dogs?
3. I have two dogs; can I share medication between the two of them?
No. sharing medication can cause eye infections.
4. I noticed after I have used the drops for a few days, the product looks cloudy. Has it gone bad?
Yes the product has gone bad, do not use it.
5. Will my pet’s eyes appear better after using this product?
Pets will begin to show clearer eyes within 6-8 weeks.
6. How easy is this product to use?
OcluVet is very easy to use as the product is to be used daily.
Products which are not properly sealed should not be used.
Product is manufactured for one individual, do not share product.
Keep away from children.
Do not use if product becomes cloudy.
PET: Do not use product in infant cats or dogs.
HUMANS: Keep out of reach from children. Not to be used in humans. Do not ingest product. Contact poison control center immediately if ingestion occurs.
Storage and disposal
Storage: Store at 15° - 30°C (59° - 86°F)
Disposal: Dispose un-used or empty containers as directed on the label. Never re-use containers and always recycle or dispose. If you have any questions, contact your local medical waste agency for directions or contact 1-800-CLEANUP for additional information.
BRAND VS GENERIC COMPARISON
Generic formations of this product are available to the public for a lesser price. Pet handlers need to note generic products do not contain the same formulas.
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