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Cherry Eye

A dog walker escorts dogs along the beach at Crissy Field near the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Animal Update: What Causes ‘Cherry Eye’ In Dogs?

The condition itself isn’t painful but when a prolapsed gland is exposed, it can become swollen or inflamed, otherwise damaged, or an ulcer can form on the surface on the eye, making surgery the only way to correct the problem.

03/26/2012

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