One of the most prevalent eye problems in dogs is cataracts. These can show up in dogs of all breeds and in both young and old dogs. If your dog develops cataracts, the only treatment at this time is surgery.
The word “cataract” is a Latin term meaning “break down”. This problem develops within the fibers in the eye’s lens. Because of the disruption of these fibers, the lens becomes cloudy and vision is reduced. As of this date, there are several kinds of cataracts and they all have different causes. All of them have one common problem: the biochemistry of the dog’s eyes becomes out of balance. Too much water is retained in the lens …