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My baby panther chameleon just started doing this wierd eye…

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My baby panther chameleon...

My baby panther chameleon just started doing this wierd eye bulge when roatating his eyes. The buldge pops out a little when he roates them than go back to normal. its a quick thing and doesnt stay buldged...should I be worried or is he just cleaning his eyes?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What sort of animal are we talking about?

Panther chameleon

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your panther?

He is a baby

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Reptile
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Reptile Expert: Joan, Veterinary Technician replied 2 months ago
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My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years and have worked with Reptiles for over 40 years.

The behavior of eye popping is usually seen when a Reptile is getting close to a shed. This is to loosen the skin around the eyes so when shedding it will be easier to shed around the face and eyes.

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I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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