Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Q for the Experts on Cherry Eye (and Food Experts too)

  1. #1
    Baxter Tiberius
    Guest

    Default Q for the Experts on Cherry Eye (and Food Experts too)

    Is there any evidence that cherry eye is correlated with food intake?
    I know a lot of Bully's who are even baxters age, and have had one or two cherry eye surgeries already.
    Yet his are 100% fine.

    Cherry eye *seems* like an inflammatory condition to me, and as we all know, food intake is the #1 cause of systemic inflammation.
    Is there any possibility that folks dealing with cherry eye might seriously consider a diet change?

    Thanks!

  2. #2
    Owner/Administrator Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    bullmama's Avatar
    Real Name
    Lisa
    Country
    USA
    Location
    Tucson, Arizona
    Posts
    25,361
    Bulldog(s) Names
    The Home of the Desert Sky Pack
    Trophies
    Likes (Received)
    2311
    Blog Entries
    7

    Default Re: Q for the Experts on Cherry Eye (and Food Experts too)

    Allergic reactions can cause cherry eye, so can stress, but usually if this happens they do go down.

    True cherry eyes are due to a lack of stregnth in the third eyelid muscle. You can re-tuck it, but it will just come back out. The muscle is not strong enough or has too much elasticily. So I would say that a true cherry eye would not benefit from a diet change. However, cherry eye or not, a good diet should always be chosen.

    #cherryeye

    #dogfood

    Everyday is a party when you own a bulldog!
    CLICK HERE to Sponsor a rescue Bulldog!

  3. #3
    The Ultimate Sourmug nycbullymama's Avatar
    Country
    usa
    Posts
    5,226
    Bulldog(s) Names
    b and w
    Trophies
    Likes (Received)
    1414

    Default Re: Q for the Experts on Cherry Eye (and Food Experts too)

    No. It's not an inflammatory condition at all. Just weak connective tissue.
    @desertskybulldogs said it much better than me
    Last edited by nycbullymama; 02-03-2014 at 04:39 PM.


  4. #4
    Norwegian Rose Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    Vikinggirl's Avatar
    Real Name
    Monica
    Country
    Canada
    Location
    Burlington, ON Canada
    Posts
    9,636
    Bulldog(s) Names
    Bulldozer and Blossom
    Likes (Received)
    2118

    Default Re: Q for the Experts on Cherry Eye (and Food Experts too)

    I agree with Lisa, a high quality nutritional dog food is always the best choice for your dog, as it will keep your dog healthier, stronger, and avoid a lot of diseases due to better nutrition and a stronger immune system. My two guys have been on Fromm's Beef since they were 6 months old, and Blossom developed cherry eye in both eyes, but Dozer did not develop cherry eye at all. They will both be 2 years old this month. They also get only natural treats, and fruits and vegetables, and we give them plain yogurt, salmon oil, and apple cider vinegar everyday since they were 5 months old.
    LEARN A LESSON FROM YOUR DOG, NO MATTER WHAT LIFE BRINGS YOU, KICK SOME GRASS OVER THAT AND MOVE ON.

Remove Ads

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •