"A corneal ulcer, or ulcerative keratitis, is an inflammatory condition of the cornea involving loss of its outer layer. It is very common in dogs and is sometimes seen in cats. In veterinary medicine, the term corneal ulcer is a generic name for any condition involving the loss of the outer layer of the cornea, and as such is used to describe conditions with both inflammatory and traumatic causes."
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[QUESTION] 09/08/2010: Jan from Orlando, Fl, Usa: "I am looking for any suggestions to help my dog with corneal ulcers. She is 11 yrs old, and I believe she has ended up with them because of failed western medical treatment protocols. It all started with a reaction to Rimadyl for arthritis that went downhill from there. She is finally coming back to normal but now has corneal ulcers. We are off to see a dog ophthalmologist today to see what her prognosis is. But I have been so burned by western medical treatment for my dog that I want to know what other options may be out there. The Earthclinic website has been a lifesaver over this holiday weekend as I worked to save my dog's life, so before I do anything other than get a second opinion, I hope to hear what other options folks may have tried. Thanks!"Replies
02/17/2013: Debbie from New Orleans replies: "Did you ever find anything for the corneal ulcer?"