Treatment Update for Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca in Dogs

Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) is a common eye disease in dogs.  The prevalence of KCS in the dog ranges from 1 to 4%.  KCS in dogs can cause ocular discharge, pain, corneal scarring and ulceration. In fact, one of the most common causes of a corneal ulcer in the dog is KCS. Diagnosing a dog with KCS is based on low Schirmer tear testing (<15mm/min) as well as other ocular symptoms blepharospasm, mucoid to mucopurulent discharge,…

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