CEA-Collie Eye Anomaly

Description: An eye condition ranging from mild to severe (blindness) abnormalities in the posterior part of the eye, caused by a recessive gene. This inherited eye condition is predominant in Collie breeds. 

What to Watch For: Signs consist of optic disc defects, possible hemorrhage, and retinal detachment.

Diagnosis: It can be diagnosed by your vet using an ophthalmoscope to check for abnormalities in the eye. Currently there is no treatment.

Breeds prone to CEA-Collie Eye Anomaly include:


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