Tortoise eyes are closed

by Stephan

my russain tortise is not opening his eyes and they look kind of buldgey is there anything i can do or do i just need to take him to a vet

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Mar 04, 2013
by: Anonymous

I agree with the other commenter. My tortoise had the same symptoms and the vet said it was those problems, but the doctor said there was a low chance that medicine would help and I had to give him up. Please get to the vet ASAP so you can avoid what I went through.

May 06, 2011
Eye Problems
by: Shelly

The best thing you can do is take your tortoise to the vet. Eye problems can be very serious. The sooner you get treatment, the better it will be for your tortoise.

The vet will probably give the tortoise vitamin A or an antibiotic. Sometimes the vet will give both. You may also have to change some things in the habitat. The more questions you ask your vet, the more help you will get.

Keep it slow and steady.

PS post back and let us know how it goes.

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