Has anyone’s kitten been diagnosed with entropian? If so, did you have the surgery performed?

Has anyone’s kitten been diagnosed with entropian? If so, did you have the surgery performed?

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Krista Magnifico
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Hello, As a veterinarian I know I am biased BUT I see lots of these and I always recommend fixing them. Ideally at the time of spay/neuter as they are already under general anesthesia. For me most of these are fairly quick, cheap and easy. I have a few blogs and I think even a storyline here I can share. I also think this is a surgery almost all general practitioners can do. The long term affects of NOT doing it far outweigh the downside to doing it. I find if you don’t do the surgery the eyelashes rubbing against… Read more »

Shiria Seelenlicht
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I would recommend to do the surgery. If you have an eye care center thats even better. Otherwise you could ask the vet if they have done this kind of surgery before.
I work in a shelter and have seen a few cats with an entropian. All of them had the surgery and I think they felt better afterwards. Before they were always squinting, some hat swollen eyes or infections. After the surgery and everything healed that was gone.