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right just had another royal bought to me and on close inspection his/hers eyes are dented and looking at it i would say its a collection of eye caps but as ive never come across the problem before whats the best way to fix it as its the eyes im not wanting to damage them ?
 

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right just had another royal bought to me and on close inspection his/hers eyes are dented and looking at it i would say its a collection of eye caps but as ive never come across the problem before whats the best way to fix it as its the eyes im not wanting to damage them ?
Give it a soak in a luke warm bath, gently try massaging the eye caps but be very careful, if you don't feel comfortable doing it, don't try, take it to the vet and they will sort it out for you :)
 

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cheers mate will give him a soak and see what i think if not will get it booked in the vets this week
 

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Dented eyes are also common in snakes that are dehydrated. As suggested, a good soak in a tepid bath once or twice a day for a few days - see if that sorts it out, if not, then it's more than likely retained eye caps.
 

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yes i thought it could be that but on close inspection it does look like a build up of eye cap
 

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Luke warm bath it anyway. Try making him/her slither through a damp towel.
 

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A live rodent can cause damaged skin and eyes. are you feeding live?
 

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ware bouts u from? i rescued a royal that had retained eyecaps since birth and they working wonders with him at shropshire exotics
 
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