Dog's Eye is Red with a Blue Cloud - Nuclear Sclerosis?
by Israel T.
(Lakewood, Co., USA)
Chesty's right eye
I think my dog might have Nuclear Sclerosis. We had him in for an exam a month ago. They took x-rays and did blood work and all as ok. But about a week back his right eye became red and now it has a bluish lull to it as you can see in the picture.
He was born 27 March 2006 so he is about 6 ½ years old, weighs between 75 to 80lbs and is AKC registered. He is up to date on all his shots.
His left eye has always been red from birth and his right eye has been ok. I talked to several different Veterinarians about his left eye being red. They all told me the same thing: that he could see out of it and it was nothing to worry about because the redness would go away once he is full grown. However, the redness is still there and now his right eye is red with the bluish lull.
He does move around well. Occasionally he paws at the right eye which started about a week back. He is a house dog and usually lies in the front of the sliding doors with his head in the sun.
Like I also said, the bluish lull started about a week ago and hasn’t gone away. He doesn’t seem to have any symptoms of pain, no panting, whimpering or sluggish behavior and when we let him out to go to the bathroom, when he is finished he comes running back and jumps on the patio door for immediate entrance. He seems to have plenty of energy. Do you think my dog has Nuclear Sclerosis? Could it be something else?
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