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My geckos is having eye problems. Unfortunately there are no
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Anna
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We have a leopard gecko that has blackened eyes. There does not appear to be any discharge from the eyes. My concern is that he does not appear to see his food. There is no reaction to crickets moving… read more
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I have a blind leopard gecko who refuse to eat anything for
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Anna
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I have 2 leopard geckos that are siblings. Noticed the
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She has a cloudy eye. We have taken her to the vet twice in
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I have a leopard gecko, about 6 years old that has got
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I have a 4 yr female gecko. Used to be healthy until this spring.
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We have two leopard geckos that my son got from Santa. The
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We have a blind leopard gecko who is refusing to eat and is
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I have a leoppard Geco that was fine 2 weeks ago. He was eating
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I took in a leopard gecko that was extremely malnourished,
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I have a male and female leopard gecko. The male is fat and
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Hi, I have two leopard geckos. Ive had both for about 6 years
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lost weight..weight, both male and female have skinny tails
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