Message Number: YG4351 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-06-06 13:39:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] scratch on eye

snedacker@m... wrote:

> I took my EZ to the vets yesterday, because his eye was swollen and
> he could barely keep it open. I found out that he has a scratch on
> his eye. My vet gave me Neobacimyx, to put on his eye, three times a
> day. My question is, it is very hard to get this on his actual eye,
> and I am not sure if I am getting too much or not enough in there....
> Can too much cause any other damage?

I wouldn't worry about too much. All that is needed is a thin film over
the eye, but if you put too much, the first time he blinks the excess
will be expelled.

> He goes back Saturday for a re-check.........if it isn't any better,
> what are my options?

The vet can try other drugs or if nothing works, he can remove the eye.
Lets hope that doesn't happen and his eye heals.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde