Hialeah Gardens, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/10/2014 -- Like humans, dealing with eye problems is a great issue for the dogs also. Vision problems ranging from hazy vision to complete blindness occur in many dogs. It can be due to age factor, hereditary factor or due to the injury. Pannus is an eye disease in dogs which builds up scar tissues and affects the cornea of the pet and leads to complete blindness. Conjunctivitis is another disease which is sometimes confused with the canine distemper. It is also known as pink eyes. Proper diagnose is necessary to examine the actual disease.
OPT021 Optimmune (0.2% Cyclosporine) Ophtalmic Ointment is an effective medicine to deal with these problems. It supports the antibodies to fight the disease causing bacteria. Important active ingredients used in this product are: Corn oil, USP petrolatum, 2 mg cyclosporine, Lanolin alcohol and NF petrolatum.
English Bull-dog, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Boston Terrier, West Highland White, Shih Tzu Terrier, Bloodhound, Lhasa Apso, Pug, American Cocker Spaniel and German Shepherd are the breeds of dogs for which this medicine is very necessary because they get effected by these eyes problems easily.
To administer to the pet first clean his/her eyes properly. Remove any debris of dirt particle then put ¼ inch strip of ointment on either the cornea or conjunctival sac according to the type of condition which is being treated.
Some precaution must be taken while using this product. For example keep it away from the reach of children. Do not ingest and call poison control in accidental direction. Use one tube only for one pet. In fact have a separate Optimmune tube for every pet. This is important to avoid transmission of the infection. Time to time check-up and diagnose for the disease should be done. This medicine is only for dogs so do not give it to any other kind of pet.