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Abbreviated as POAG causes pressure to build in the eye. Symptoms begin to show when a dog is between 8 months to a year and a half old. An affected dog's eyes may appear red, enlarged and irritated. A dog may show discomfort and try to rub its eyes. Treatment is sometimes possible, but if the condition is not quickly identified and addressed vision loss and blindness can result.
Ophthalmologic - Associated with the eyes and associated structures
Low-Moderate. This disease can cause some discomfort and/or dysfunction in the affected animal. It does not generally affect life expectancy.
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PLoS One. 2015 Oct 16;10(10):e0140436