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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-20-2009, 09:25 PM Thread Starter
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Dead skin on Loe's eyelid

So, My leopard Gecko shed a few days ago, and now she has some skin left over on her eyelid.
I've been doing searches about how to help her, but the only thing I saw was something that you apply to the skin, and it comes off, but I don't want to do that because it's right on her eyelid, and I don't want anything to get inside.

Should I just wait for it to come off with her next shed, or could leaving it on for too long hurt her?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-21-2009, 01:25 AM
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Give her a moist hide, and/or mist her a bit every day, it should come off on its own eventually. You don't want to soak her cage down, but increasing her level of hydration should help. Otherwise, if it isn't causing her difficulties, I'd just leave it and see if it comes off with the next shed. A little bit of leftover skin after a shed is generally not a big deal in an otherwise healthy animal.

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Alright, it doesn't seem to be bothering her at all, I've been misting her, and her cage recently (she seems to enjoy getting sprayed a bit).

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-21-2009, 03:47 PM
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Ditto with what Ravnos said. Give her a moist hide either something as simple as a butter container with a hole cut in it and a moist paper towel or a fancy store bought one with moss.

If it does not seem to be bothering her leave it and see if it comes on in the next shed.

They should always have a moist hide IMO





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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-22-2009, 03:57 AM
 
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Yep, everything that has been said is what I would have said lol. I keep the moist hide in with my two all the time though so they can choose to go in whenever they feel the need to.
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