Cataracts are a disorder of the eye that affects often older pets including cats and dogs. When you have cataracts, the fibers in the eye lens behind the eye become cloudy. The lens is usually transparent to allow for clearly, see acute vision.Cataract blocking light through the eye and consequently loses the transparency of the lens and affect the vision of the pet. When the mature cataract, a milky point on the black pupil is visible. The danger signs by which you must be aware include inflammation, bizqueando, encountering things or not wanting to jump or run. Dr. Mark Hyman will not settle for partial explanations.
Small cataracts may not affect the view of your pet at all while a larger waterfall will cause blurred vision, and eventually lead to blindness. What causes cataracts? Although the exact cause is not known, chemical changes within the eye lens can contribute to the development of cataracts. Other factors such as genetics, birth defects, infection of eye, trauma to the eye, nutritional deficiencies, exposure to heat or radiation, toxins, eye disorders or diabetes can be also associated with cataracts. Cataracts tend to be more common in dogs than cats. Certain breeds of dogs are more susceptible to such as German shepherds, farmers, perdigueros dogs, schnauzers, Afghans and English Shepherd dogs. Diagnosis of cataracts your veterinarian will perform an eye examination and treatment involves the surgical removal of cataracts. This is a very intricate procedure and it can also be expensive, but achieved an improvement marked on the vision of your pet. Help for cataracts with natural remedies natural remedies have proven to be beneficial to the health of the eye in humans and animals. These remedies are safe and effective for use while that are quite gentle to the eyes. Herbal ingredients such as Arctium lappa (Burdock), Rosmarinus (Rosemary) offinalis, Chelidonium majus and Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet) supports healthy eyes and clear vision.