Blindness

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Blindness

Postby flyingacee » Sun Feb 23, 2014 11:23 pm

My flying squirrel will be nine years old in June. Her one eye has just turned a bluish white against the blackness of her eye. I'm wondering if she went blind in that eye or if a scratch could cause the discoloration and it will go back to normal. This is the 3rd night. She is still very lively and healthy with bright eyes.

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Re: Blindness

Postby Joan » Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:41 am

They can get cataracts. Nuclear sclerosis would appear in both eyes.
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Re: Blindness

Postby flyingacee » Thu Feb 27, 2014 7:34 pm

Thanks, Joan. So far it is only in one eye.

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Re: Blindness

Postby Joan » Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:34 am

Even totally blind flyers do well if nothing is changed in their environment.
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Re: Blindness

Postby Skirkpatrick74 » Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:03 pm

That poor baby. I hope she does ok!
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