Dr. Carol, Spanky had her surgery @ K-State Ophalmology Thursday & is doing great. I wanted to send some pics for 2 days after surgery. Dr. Allbaugh did the surgery & did mostly laser with some done with a scalpel. None was malignant. WE are thankful for that. The eye growths were caused from her severe dry eye syndrome. She believes the glands got plugged & caused this.
So we continue with the tacrolimus and for a time she is on TriOptic-PM and then we will use just a good eye gel to lubricate her eyes. We will do the drops 3 times a day and wait awhile & do the gel lubricant. Her eyes are looking great for everything she has been through. Gradually the left eye lid will go back where it should be. We also have switched her to Hills I/D food. She ate that well down there so we figured she probably has grown tired of the Iams. So she is eating better & has her eyes dealt with at least for the time. No one knows if they will come back or not we’ll just need to monitor them. Next time we will be able to make a quicker decision.
The down side is her blood work had an elevated enzyme reading for her liver. They did do an abdominal ultra sound & found a mass on a single lobe on the liver. They did a needle aspiration and first pathology reads no malignancy but we will talk further when we go back down in 2 weeks for a check. They were terrific and very caring and considerate @ the campus. We were very impressed. Thank you for all your interest & input. Dr. Carol, you were the extra boost that we needed to do what we did. Thank you so very much!