JUVENILE CATARACT- THE EPIDEMIC AMONG THE SIBERIAN HUSKS

The Siberian husks are meant to be energetic and passionate about the work they do. They are always high on their feet and are ready to put their best feet forward on the work they are been appointed. In such a case, they are dug high in their effort to get the best out of them. Many a tie s due to their habit of being best in the work they end up having various diseases by their side. Among all of them, the one that took an epidemic state is a thew juvenile cataract. The dogs do possess very sharp senses among which the sense of sight is an incredible one but do get affected and end up with an eye disorder.

WHAT IS CATARACT?

Cataract is often defined as clogging of the lens which results in sight impairment may sometime lead to permanent blindness if not properly treated. The lenses get weak and may result in difficulty in bright lights or may have a problem, in seeing at night or else may have blurred vision.this is a kind of condition which may start with one eye but end up affecting the two. the major causes behind the cataract are age, trauma or genetic. the Siberian husks do survive fit up to the age of 12 to 15, with the increase of the numbers their sight do become weaker unlike the case of the humans. the genetic association is also an irreversible fact leading to cataract. While stress factors may also end up this disease in your dog.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CATARACT:

There are many prominent signs which prove that the individual does have a juvenile cataract. The most visible one is difficulty in blurred vision, facing difficulty in seeing a bright light or dim light. Sometimes due to trauma, the dog may end up having a cataract in both the eyes. To know it better, there are some other signs and symptoms of the juvenile cataract. There are a various classification of the juvenile cataracts of while some are discussed below-

  1. It is believed that people with nuclear and brunescent cataracts have a minimized ability of the vision. The whole process of the cataract formation os totally dependent on visual acuity. The greater the weak eyes are the greater is chances of having cataracts.
  2. Though not frequent but served on some individuals that frequent changes in the glasses and colored halo owing to the complete dehydration of the lenses, making it dry.

 

To conclude, there are many other diseases which hit the Siberian husks of which some are- canine glaucoma, progressive retinal atrophy, corneal dystrophy etc. Of all these, the one which is creating a matter of concern among the owners of the pet dog is a juvenile cataract. The owner is however advised to look at the progression of the disease and ask the veteran specialist to look over it and wish for the best treatment possible for it. Since he/she is a part of the family, its diseased body to create a sense of tension among the members and look after it well.