Idea Exchange: Flea combs clear out the mess around the eyes

Jun 01, 2004
By staff

To remove the material that accumulates around the medial canthus, use a flea comb. For tenacious material, moisten the area with an ophthalmic lubricant for a few minutes before combing it out. This flea comb method is also an easy way for pet owners to clean the area on their pets at home.

Dr. Ralph Pope
Memphis, Tenn.