What is the most common cause of uveitis in dogs? Common causes are: infections; including viral (rabies, distemper), bacterial (Lyme disease, leptospirosis), parasitic (toxoplasmosis, ehrlichiosis) or fungal (blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, coccidioidomycosis) metabolic disease (such as diabetes) high blood pressure.
Can uveitis be cured in dogs? It is possible to resolve uveitis and eventually discontinue medication after the underlying cause is addressed. Unfortunately, many cases do not have an underlying cause that can be diagnosed or cured, such as with idiopathic or immune-mediated uveitis.
Is uveitis serious in dogs? Does Uveitis Have a Good Prognosis? Uveitis is a serious eye condition in pets and if left untreated can lead to blindness. The condition requires a detailed examination and investigation, aggressive management, and regular follow up monitoring and/or lifelong topical medications.
How long does uveitis take to heal in dogs? Fortunately, most cases improve over 2 to 3 weeks with appropriate treatment for immune-mediated disease. Idiopathic uveitis is the most common diagnosis for uveitis from a nonocular cause (40% to 60% of cases).