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idesusebe
29-03-2012, 10:12 PM
Okay.So i got my brown rabbit 6 months ago..Today,i let my rabbit play in my grandmothers room,and she was using alcohol to get rid of bacteries on her arms..while she was using it,drop of alcohol fell in my rabbits right eye...i quickly ran for water and cleared the spot around his eye...but anyway,he has something white coming out of his right eye,and im scared if he would go blind on that eye...can you please tell me what to do?:(:cry: Thanks.. (sorry for my bad english)

Jenova
29-03-2012, 10:23 PM
Rinse it out with cold water. Hold the rabbit down and gently open the eye. Soak cotton wool in water and squeeze it into the open eye to wash it all out.

The best water is water that has been boiled and gone COLD. As this is more sterile.

It would be best to go to the vets as well to check him but was it all out as best as you can now.

I hope he's okay.

idesusebe
29-03-2012, 10:28 PM
Thank you so much.I will wash it out now,and tommorow take him straight to the vet.

Kermit
29-03-2012, 10:47 PM
What does the white thing look like, is it at the side of his eye? Maybe his third eyelid?

idesusebe
29-03-2012, 10:51 PM
It's at the bottom of his eye,and it looks like some kind of a white matter,like some kind of a creme.

Jerseylotte
29-03-2012, 11:34 PM
It's at the bottom of his eye,and it looks like some kind of a white matter,like some kind of a creme.

You'll often see this after an irritation in your rabbits eye (dust, a bit of hay, fur or hair, etc) the eye overproduces thick tears to protect the eye and clear it out.
http://www.medirabbit.com/EN/Eye_diseases/Discharge/eye_discharge.htm

The white eye bogey is expected after such an unfortunate accident, I'm not sure how much damage it would do with just one drop on one unlucky occasion, the vet may be able to give some mild drops anyway to help any surface inflammation go down tho.

nessar
29-03-2012, 11:58 PM
I imagine the damage done with depend on the strength and type of the alcohol. Get him to the vets as soon as you can, and take the bottle of the alcohol with you so the vet can read the label.

idesusebe
30-03-2012, 06:18 PM
You'll often see this after an irritation in your rabbits eye (dust, a bit of hay, fur or hair, etc) the eye overproduces thick tears to protect the eye and clear it out.
http://www.medirabbit.com/EN/Eye_diseases/Discharge/eye_discharge.htm

The white eye bogey is expected after such an unfortunate accident, I'm not sure how much damage it would do with just one drop on one unlucky occasion, the vet may be able to give some mild drops anyway to help any surface inflammation go down tho.

Yes,it was just like that.He's okay now,he's eye looks normal like the other one,so i think he's okay.Im very happy. :) Thank you.

nessar
30-03-2012, 07:57 PM
Yes,it was just like that.He's okay now,he's eye looks normal like the other one,so i think he's okay.Im very happy. :) Thank you.

Did you take him to the vets? Even if he seems fine you should take him and tell the vet, get him checked over and maybe see if the vet can check his eyesight too.

idesusebe
01-04-2012, 08:48 PM
Did you take him to the vets? Even if he seems fine you should take him and tell the vet, get him checked over and maybe see if the vet can check his eyesight too.

I didn't,but i will.Thank you once more :)))