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Treatment tips

  • 1. Follow your vet's advice

    Follow the advice given by your veterinary surgeon. If you have any questions about the treatment of your dog's condition, always contact your veterinary surgeon who will be pleased to discuss your concerns.

  • 2. Demonstration may be helpful

    Ask your veterinary practice for a demonstration of the correct method of applying the eye ointment.

  • 3. Spare pair of hands

    The first few times you apply the ointment, it may be useful to have a spare pair of hands to steady your dog's head.

  • 4. Stick to a routine

    Stick to a routine - this will help you to remember to apply your dog's treatment regularly.

  • 5. Don't run out

    Don't run out of your dog's treatment - remember to contact your vet before you finish your current tube.

  • 6. Don't stop the treatment

    Don't stop treatment unless told to do so by your vet, even if the eyes start to look better. In the majority of cases, Dry Eye will need life long treatment.

  • 7. Regular check ups

    Regular check-ups with your vet are an important part of your dog's treatment.