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Experience:  35+ years experience as veterinary tech and 20+ years experience doing reptile rescues.
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I have a water dragon with an eye infection. Would

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I have a water dragon with an eye infection. Would gentsmicin eye cream the veterinary opthalmic ointment work
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in reptiles and reptile rescue.

You can use some Plain Saline Eye drops without preservatives. As far as the Gentamycin, it is commonly used for eye infections, but it is a prescription medication, so I cannot recommend you that you can use since it would be a legal violation. There is no patient relationship. I can recommend Terramycin ointment which is svery similiar and is OTC medication. It can be gotten on line here: http://www.beautifuldragons.com/Terramycin.html

If you have any questions about this information please hit reply.

Joan

Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.
Hi Ann,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Joan
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Checking in to see how your water Dragon is doing. I hope my information was helpful and the eyes are looking better.

Joan