Information About Ectropion
Ectropion in dogs usually involves the lower eyelid. Often the condition has no symptoms, but tearing and conjunctivitis may be seen. Breeds associated with ectropion include the Cocker Spaniel, the St Bernard, the Bloodhound, and the Basset Hound
It can also result from trauma or nerve damage. Treatment (surgery) isrnonly recommended if there is chronic conjunctivitis or if there isrncorneal damage. A small part of the affected lid is removed and then the lid is sewn back together.