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Haw's syndrome is a common [[ophthalmology|eye disease]] of cats, characterised by bilateral elevation of the third eyelids. In many cats, it is a temporary occurrence seen when a cat wakes from sleep, or is sick. All other aspects of the ophthalmic examination normal. This problem normally resolves in 3-4 weeks without treatment, and often reflects malaise due to other underlying problems, such as:
 
Haw's syndrome is a common [[ophthalmology|eye disease]] of cats, characterised by bilateral elevation of the third eyelids. In many cats, it is a temporary occurrence seen when a cat wakes from sleep, or is sick. All other aspects of the ophthalmic examination normal. This problem normally resolves in 3-4 weeks without treatment, and often reflects malaise due to other underlying problems, such as:
 
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Haw's syndrome in a cat


Haw's syndrome is a common eye disease of cats, characterised by bilateral elevation of the third eyelids. In many cats, it is a temporary occurrence seen when a cat wakes from sleep, or is sick. All other aspects of the ophthalmic examination normal. This problem normally resolves in 3-4 weeks without treatment, and often reflects malaise due to other underlying problems, such as: