Holistic Treatment for Dog Corneal Ulcers After Failed Conventional Treatment
Our 12 year old mini poodle has been treated 4 times this year for corneal ulcer on his left eye. His vet treated him the first three times with eye drops (Atropine Sulfate Opth. Solution)and an ointment. Each time the condition improved for a few weeks, treatment was stopped and then the condition returned
within a few weeks.
The fourth time this year that the ulcer returned was about a month ago. Since then, the vet has continued the eye drop treatment and also begun to make a serum from the dog's blood that is put into the dog's eye daily.
There is no sign of improvement.
It should be said that the dog had a back injury early this year and was prescribed a steroid (pill form) that he took fo rquite some time. He also was presribed Tramadol.
This dog is the beloved pet of my 80 year old mother. My mother doesn't recall the exact medications given to the dog.
The vet recently told my mother that the dog should possibly be treated for dry eyes.
My mother has spent almost $2000 on this condition this year and is beginning to worry about the ongoing expense of this condition.
Can holistic treatment possibly improve our dog's condition and is there something that we could do to get to the bottom of this heartbreaking condition as soon as possible?
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