Overview of Canine Enophthalmos
Enophthalmus is a displacement of the eyeball backwards into the orbit. This can be seen in dogs and depending on the underlying cause, different ages and breeds are affected. Some dog owners refer to exophthalmus as a “sunken eye”. In some dogs, the eye abnormal eye will appear smaller.
General Causes of Enophthalmos in Dogs
What to Watch For
Diagnosis of Enophthalmos in Dogs
A thorough ocular evaluation is of paramount importance. Additional tests include:
Treatment of Enophthalmos in Dogs
Depending on the underlying cause, specific therapy may be indicated:
Home Care and Prevention
Administer all medication as directed by your veterinarian and return for follow up.
Due to the many causes of enophthalmus, there is no specific preventative care.