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Sorry to hear of this with Belle, would you be able to send me a photo of the affected eye?
Thanks for the photo. Indeed this is cherry Eye - a prolapse of the gland of the 3rd eyelid. It is fairly common in the bulldog type breeds.
You can attempt to gently massage the gland back into position by lifting the lower eyelid over the prolapsed gland and massaging gently, it may however not go back in and even if it does, will likely reoccur.
Surgical replacement of the prolapsed gland is the treatment of choice for this condition. Pending this, protection of the prolapsed gland with a bland opthamlic lubricant 3-4 times daily (Hyabak, viscotears etc) can be helpful.
I hope that answers your question? Please let me know if you need any further help or advice.