Best way to clean his eye? - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

Best way to clean his eye?

This is a discussion on Best way to clean his eye? within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-18-2010, 08:53 AM
    Update please! How did it go with the vet?
    Sponsored Links
        06-18-2010, 06:45 PM
    Sorry for no update! The vet I use was out of town last night, the vet my grandparents use was supposed to be out yesterday but called at like eight saying that there was an emergency and he couldn't make it until this morning and yet here I am still waiting for him to show... I guess my grandparents didnt find it urgent? Ugh! His eye does seem to be less irritated and I didnt see any gunk there. I will take pictures and let you know what the vet says. He should be here any minute...

    UGH!!! Vets!
        06-18-2010, 08:22 PM
    Okay, the vet just left. I was disappointed by how simple he made the process. He used a dye thing to see if there were any scratches on the cornea, he saw two, gave antibiotics for me to give three times a day, showed me how to tell when the eye is dilated, and left. I was thinking the whole time, okay, you know it is scratched but what scratched it?
    UGH! The eye did look better though. It was partially opened and the lid was not as visible. His eye looked cloudy but the vet said he is able to see just not as well. Bleh.

        06-18-2010, 11:00 PM
    Well, I'm glad that it wasn't anything more serious than that. It is a very nasty and horrible thing when a horse gets a thistle or splinter in their eye so I am very happy it wasn't that. Sounds like he should be well on his way to being healthy again.
        06-18-2010, 11:33 PM
    Yes, I am happy that it wasn't serious but I don't know, I am just worried maybe it is still up there. We have been good with making sure he gets his meds when necessary. Unfortunately his eye has closed back up :/ He was looking good when the vet was here, of course! Ahaha hopefully he will be fully healed before I leave for two week on next Saturday, not tomorrow but the next Saturday.
        06-21-2010, 01:08 AM
    His eye is almost completely open now and his pupil is completely dilated like we want it. He is getting better really fast!
        06-21-2010, 09:07 AM
    If he is outside he will need to have that eye protected from the sun.
        06-22-2010, 02:30 AM
    Originally Posted by Alwaysbehind    
    If he is outside he will need to have that eye protected from the sun.
    That is what I thought but the vet didn't seem very concerned with it. He said just keep his fly mask on in the daylight =/ This guy really isnt giving me any reasons to start using him as my personal vet...
        06-22-2010, 08:25 AM
    A fly mask provides a certain amount of screening from the sun. So that is good that you are doing that.

    Far better than nothing.

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:


    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    So Clean :) TwisterRush Horse Pictures 4 04-19-2010 12:57 AM
    Could someone clean these up? morganshow11 Horse Artwork 30 08-17-2009 05:23 AM
    how to clean? Aliboo Horse Tack and Equipment 1 04-30-2009 06:06 PM
    How would you clean this? appylover31803 Horse Grooming 23 11-29-2008 04:59 PM
    Best way to keep Blu clean... BluMagic Horse Grooming 3 02-17-2008 09:47 PM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:24 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0