Dr. Brad Holmberg DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVO
Dr. Brad HolmbergDVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVO   

Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid abnormalities are common in dogs and not so frequently encountered in cats. Other than eyelid tumors, most eyelid abnormalities are inherited or breed-related.

 

In dogs, breed-related eyelid abnormalities include entropion (rolling in of the eyelid), ectropion (rolling out of the eyelid), euryblepharon (excessive eyelid), lagophthalmos (incomplete eyelid closure), trichiasis (normal hair contacting the eye), ectopic cilia (eyelash protruding from underneath the eyelid), and distichia (abnormal eyelashes contacting the eye).

 

In cats, the most common non-cancerous eyelid abnormality is eyelid agenesis, or an absence of a small or significant part of the upper eyelid. This is not an inherited condtion, but is seen predominantly in domestic shorthair cats.

 

 

Contact

Dr. Brad Holmberg

 

Animal Eye Center

48 Notch Road

Little Falls, NJ 07424

 

Phone

(973) 890-4430

 

E-mail

info@bradholmberg.com

 

Office Hours

10 AM - 5:30 PM Mon

8 AM - 5 PM Tues-Fri

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