If healing is not progressing normally, or if a complication develops, your veterinarian will recommend additional medical treatment or surgery. For example, leaving soft contact lenses in while sleeping, or practising poor hygiene while removing or adjusting the lenses increases the exposure to bacteria that can lead to infection. Usually only topical anaesthesia is necessary. Typically the ulcer is infectious, but some corneal ulcers are not. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision. Entropion, severe dry eye and trichiasis interning of eyelashes may cause ulceration of the peripheral cornea. There are several causes of corneal ulcers in dogs. Ulcers are considered severe or deep when they also impact the middle and innermost layers of the cornea. There are several therapeutic options for inhibiting MPs: Autogenous serum – administer topically as often as possible.

Corneal ulcer

Chlamydia trachomatis can also contribute to development of corneal ulcer. Contains macro globulins with anti-collagenase effects. Typically the ulcer is infectious, but some corneal ulcers are not. Scleritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Culture and sensitivity is recommended for rapidly progressive or deep corneal ulcers.