Dogs' eyes tend to undergo nuclear sclerosis with age, causing cloudiness that some owners fear is a sign of cataracts, writes veterinarian Jeff Castle. Nuclear sclerosis does affect dogs' vision but is different from cataracts -- which can cause complete blindness -- and dogs' eyes should be checked annually by a veterinarian, who can recommend surgical removal of cataracts if needed.
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