Treatment Is With Topical Antiviral Drugs And Antibiotics, And Oral L-lysine, Which Competes With Arginine And Inhibits Viral Replication.

Culture and sensitivity is recommended for rapidly progressive or deep corneal ulcers. Ineffective, counter-productive treatments include oral antibiotics. If scars from previous corneal ulcers impair vision, a corneal transplant may be needed to restore normal vision. Rubbing at the eyes with a paw Cannot close the eyelids completely Burns from a chemical substance Wounds are often the cause, usually from playing or scuffling with another cat or with a dog. Treatment is with topical antiviral drugs and antibiotics, and oral L-lysine, which competes with arginine and inhibits viral replication.

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