Progressive Retinal Atrophy in Dogs and Cats

This is when there is a degeneration of the retina, or photoreceptors within the eye that aid in the ability to see. The degeneration process of the retina is slow, but often leads to complete blindness.

Symptoms

  • Dilated pupils
  • Night blindness
  • Difficulty to see in bright light

Causes

It is hereditary, this means it is inherited from the parents.

Treatments

There is no treatment or cure.

This condition is common in the following Dogs & Cats

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