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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Retinal Detachment

L.T. is a 6-year-old Shih Tzu with a recent claim for retinal detachment. This condition commonly occurs because of buildup of fluid in the eye which is usually a sign of a separate underlying disease or condition. From looking at the claim, it is unclear the cause of this condition. It is important to get this condition diagnosed and treated early as it can lead to permanent blindness.

L.T. received surgery to reattach the retina at an animal eye specialty clinic.

Total claim amount: $4,351.00
Deductible applied: -$100.00
Exam fees: -$0.00
10% co-insurance: -$425.10
Trupanion repaid: $3,825.90

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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