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My turtle has an infection in its eye and has them both shut

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My turtle has an infection in its eye and has them both shut what do i do? I tried drops but it is not effective.please hel my turtle!?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.
My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech. for 30+ years with special intest in Reptiles and Reptile Rescue.
Can you tell me about the set up?
UVB light, linear tub or compact coil, age of bulb, and brand?
Basking light?
How long have they been shut and are they swollen?
Is there any discharge from the eyes?
Any nasal discharge or open mouth breathing?
Filtration in tank?