Dogs and cats are easily susceptible to eye problems. This is due to the fact that both species are close to the ground, and regardless of whatever they do dogs and cats always lead with their head. Whether it’s fighting with another animal, poking inside a burrow, or going underneath the bed, dogs and cats go in head first which makes their eyes vulnerable to scratches, bacterial infections, or a case of dry eyes.
To help you prepare for the occasional eye trouble your dog or cat might experience, we prepared this list of the top 10 eye care products for dogs and cats.
Vetericyn Plus Eye Wash is specially formulated and tested for use in and around the eyes of your pet. Vetericyn Plus Eye Wash helps alleviate irritation by removing foreign dirt and debris without stinging or discomfort to the animal. It is also helpful for eye abrasions and eye irritations.
Puralube Vet Ointment An eye lubricant used both to prevent further irritation and/or to relieve dryness. It’s a petrolatum ophthalmic ointment, and as well as a sterile ocular lubricant.
Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Ointment – lubricant eye ointment (sterile). Preservative free. Prevents irritation and relieves dryness of the eye.
Vetropolycin Opthalmic Ointment is a three-prong antibiotic consisting of Bacitracin, Neomycin, and Polymyxin for the treatment of superficial bacterial infections of the eyelid and conjunctiva in dogs and cats.
I-Lid ‘n Lash Hygiene Vet is a daily wipe that can be used on your pets’ eyes and lids to prevent stains, odors and inflammation. With no harsh chemicals or antibiotics. Wipe freely.
Butler Schein Tear Stain Remover is a topical tear stain remover and ophthalmic rinse for dogs and cats.
Flurbiprofen sodium ophthalmic solution, USP (generic Ocufen) is available for topical ophthalmic administration as a 0.03% sterile solution, and is supplied in a white opaque low density polyethylene bottle with a controlled dropper tip and a gray high impact polystyrene cap.
Remend Eye Lubricating Drops are a great all around lubricating eye drop for your dog or cat’s dry or irritated eyes. Safe to use multiple times a day.
Neo Poly Dex Ophthalmic is a combination of the antibiotics neomycin and polymyxin B and the anti-inflammatory steroid dexamethasone. It is most often used to treat severe conjunctivitis, non-ulcerative keratitis and various corneal conditions.
Dorzolamide 2% generic Trusopt vdrops is used in the eye as a treatment for glaucoma. Contains 2% dorzolamide, a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, which decreases pressure in the eye. Trusopt may also be used to prevent glaucoma in one eye when it is present in the other.