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Joan
Joan, Veterinary Technician
Category: Reptile
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Experience:  35+ years experience as veterinary tech and 20+ years experience doing reptile rescues.
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6 month old bearded dragon with a irritated eye ...what

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6 month old bearded dragon with a irritated eye ...what should we do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

ello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet Tech for 30+ years with special interest in Reptiles and Reptile Rescue. I need to ask some questions to bast assist you. Please do not rate until I put an answer down.

Can you tell me about the set up?

Diet prey/Veggies?

Supplements?

UVB light, how old, linear tube or compact coil, strength, and brand?

Basking bulb?

Temps in basking area, warm side and cool side?

Substrate?

Can you post a picture of what you are seeing with the eye ?

Joan

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Med crickets
sand
it's 90 temp
10 gallon tank
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

I need this further information:

Diet prey/Veggies?

Supplements?

UVB light, how old, linear tube or compact coil, strength, and brand?

Basking bulb?

Temps in basking area, warm side and cool side?

Substrate?

Can you post a picture of what you are seeing with the eye ?

Joan

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No veggies
calcium
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

How old is the Dragon?

UVB light, how old, linear tube or compact coil, strength, and brand?

Basking bulb?

Temps in basking area, warm side and cool side?

Substrate?

Can you post a picture of what you are seeing with the eye ?

It is very important to get all the answers, without them I cannot determine the cause or how to treat,

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
6 months
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

UVB light, how old, linear tube or compact coil, strength, and brand?

Basking bulb?

Temps in basking area, warm side and cool side?

Substrate?

Please answer these questions Lighting, substrate and Temps can all play a part in what is happening.