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eye injury

  1. moodysuzy

    Normal healing after bad eye injury?

    I’ll preface this by saying that we are under the care of an excellent vet, but I wanted to throw this out here to get other people’s experiences. Prawn suffered a severe eye injury in February courtesy of his cage mate. It required stitching the outer layer of his eye and his head back...
  2. J

    Eye injury

    My Thor has had a serious looking eye injury... Possible having a disagreement with his roomie Loki. I have cleaned it somewhat but it's very swollen, bloodshot and has a white cloudiness to the lens? His bottom eye lid looks torn too! Does anyone have a contact for a good guinea pig vet.... I...
  3. moodysuzy

    Saline solution for eye injury

    Hi everyone, My Prawn sustained a fairly severe eye injury from his brother on Monday night, he’s had it stitched up and is grumpily taking all his drops and medication. We’ve been seen by the vet daily since then, and they’ve recommended we gently wash his eye twice daily with a weak saline...
  4. I

    Watery and red eye

    Hello everyone, my two guinea pigs have had a fight lately and I saw the youngest one with his eye like this. I'm not sure if its a piece of hay that hurt him or could be stuck there or wether its a cut from one of their fights. Do we need to take him to the vet? answers would be greatly...
  5. Jasmined

    Do I need a second opinion on Poppies eye?

    Hi! Last night I noticed my one year old female guinea was the slightest bit swollen and teary in one eye. Checked again in the morning and it was definitely a little more swollen but I wasn’t sure if it was serious or something that may pass. The vet I use is obviously operating differently...
  6. S

    White spots on eye

    Hello everyone :)) hope everyone is having a good day! Mine is being stressfull, because I have been worried about my little girl misty! About a week and half ago I noticed misty had white spots on her eyes, I got really concerned because she has had problems in her eyes before, but she was...
  7. Jessystickland

    Guinea Pig with Red lump in Inner eye corner

    Hi, I have a four year old male piggy who until now has lived a happy healthy life. This morning I realized there was a red lump on the inner corner of his eye with some white discharge around it. He seems to be eating and drinking fine. What could this red lump be from? He does not have his...
  8. Jessystickland

    Guinea Pig with Inner corner eye redness

    Hello, I have a four year old male guinea pig named Arnold. He’s been in pretty good health and care all his life but this morning I noticed he had a red lump with some white discharge around his inner eye corner. Any idea what this could be from? He lives alone in his cage so no worry of a cage...
  9. L

    Eye injury - hay poke?

    Hello! We have found one of our piggies (Doris) has a red ulcer type injury/growth on her eye. We found it last night and there is no other sign of an infection (no discharge or gunk and her eye is still the same colour. She's fine in herself but just wondering if anyone with more experience...
  10. Louise mckee

    Eye probelm help!

    Hiya I'm new to the forum and how it works and stuff but I really need some reassurance about my piggie Henry. I noticed he had something wrong with his eye it looks like fatty eye? Pea eye? I don't think it's a hay poke or else he would be squinting an it would have gotten worse. I noticed this...
  11. Tinychels

    Hay in the eye and getting treated for it

    Hello! One of my piggies, Ruby, unfortunately got a tiny little piece of hay (or maybe it was hay dust) in her eye two days ago. I tried taking it off but I couldn't and it managed to get under her lower eyelid. So I was freaking out because I'm aware that this can lead to a major eye injury...
  12. Elvendork

    Eye Injury Advice Requested (vet Already Seen)

    Before I start - I have already seen a vet and will be seeing one again shortly, I am just interested in the advice or suggestions of others who have experienced similar issue with their pigs. Short version: Injury to the eyeball, happened on Friday (2 days ago), saw vet 20 minutes after...