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An eye-opening discovery about Rio the dog's vision problems
An eye-opening discovery about Rio the dog's vision problems

I rushed into the emergency room, panic in my voice. My daughter was coaxing the patient, on a leash, across the parking lot. At home, our dog's eyes had suddenly gone opaque, covered by a milky white film. He didn't seem sick, bounding around the waiting room as I chronicled his condition. But I'd already been on the Internet, where there's always something to be scared of. "Glaucoma comes immediately to mind," the veterinary website said, when I Googled Rio's symptoms. "In many cases owners delay treatment of glaucoma until it is far too late." That wasn't going to be me. A nurse took off with Rio and left us with forms to complete....

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