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Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-04-2009, 07:42 PM
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Posted By stardeb55
Re: Barney

I guess I peeked in at the right time. Harley's eye kept re-ulcerating, partially due to the elevated cortisol, & the immune system suppression that we all know comes with Cushing's. If I remember...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-25-2009, 02:11 PM
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Posted By stardeb55
Re: Barney

Cheryl, you have to be very careful what artificial tears you buy. I use "Refresh". The eye vet gave me a list of acceptable brands which I am looking for as we speak. If I can find it, I will...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 06:52 PM
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Posted By stardeb55
Re: Barney

I must give all credit to Cushy. She PM'd me some links that will give you further information about dry eye. Unfortunately, 2 of the links don't seem to want to work when I cut/paste them. I know...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 05:55 PM
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Posted By stardeb55
Re: Barney

Cheryl, I don't want to criticize your vet, but I don't understand why Barney wasn't tested for dry eye early on. Every time Harley's eye would re-ulcerate, my GP would do the dry eye test,...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 11:31 AM
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Posted By stardeb55
Re: Barney

Harley would be on a round of antibiotic for a couple of weeks to a month, everything would look ok, so we would stop. In a couple of more months, I would happen to look at his eye & see it oozing...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 07:15 AM
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Posted By stardeb55
Re: Barney

Just to let you know, Harley fought an non-healing corneal ulcer for nearly a year. My IM did say the repeated infections were definitely because of the immune suppression from the Cushing's. We...
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