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Retinal Detachment in Dog Example Pet Insurance Claim – Trupanion

Finley the dog has had some recent eye problems including conjunctivitis and retinal detachment. The latter being a more serious ailment required major surgery and major $$.

Retinal detachment is when the retina(s) peel away from the eye and may be caused by a number of things including tumors, infection, or high blood pressure. In Finley’s case, the cause was unknown. The symptoms of this condition include vision problems and greater potential for infection.

Fortunately, retinal detachment is treatable with surgery (but this can be very costly as you’ll see).

Pet insurance claim amount: $3,552.03
Deductible applied: -$0.00
10% co-pay: -$355.20
Trupanion repaid: $3,196.83

There is no way to know what kind of health issues your pet may have in the future which is why it’s a good idea to consider a pet insurance plan. Check out a free quote and pricing options on our website.

About Stacy @Trupanion

Stacy Kowalchuk is a dog mom to her rescued Whippet-mix, Ellie. During the week, you can find Stacy surfing (the internet, that is) and managing Trupanion's presence in the social media world. In her free time, Stacy likes to bake, especially cupcakes! To balance her culinary affinity, she also likes to stay active, especially with activities that include her dog such as hiking and going to dog parks.

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