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Old May 18th 2010, 05:21 PM   #1
  Apr 2009
  Noblesville, IN
I am posting this for a friend - he has a doe fawn that was just born & he believes she is blind. Her eyes are "mushy" & extremely small. Is there anything he can try as far as medicines to see if he can help her to see?
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Old May 18th 2010, 07:08 PM   #2
  Mar 2009
  Blairstown, LA
Try a large dose of Thiamine (B-1) 5cc sub Q daily for 3 days. The dosage wont hurt the deer as any excess will be shed in the urine.
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Old May 18th 2010, 08:45 PM   #3
  Apr 2009
  Brookshire, Texas
Scott - what do you think about a little Dex, too?
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Old May 18th 2010, 10:18 PM   #4
  Apr 2009
  Tobin Lake, Saskatchewan
this happens from time to time..... if the fawn is not extremely premature it is probably permanent...I have seen a fawn with no eyes .... not just un opened eye slits , no eye socket, eyes, optic nerve.....etc.

What color is the humor in the eyes? if they look like tele-illusion ( color change paint... purple/blue shimer) it is permanent
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