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Taco's pupil is suddenly an abnormal shape

hrafn

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I was just hanging out with Taco and getting him settled in for bed, and I noticed that the pupil in his left eye (my right, his left) is suddenly a very bizarre shape. It looks kind of like two circles squished together.

I'm up in his face on a regular basis and only just noticed it, so I feel like whatever happened must have happened today. He was scratching at it a bit this morning, but I figured he was just itchy and thought nothing of it.

What do you guys think? Trauma of some kind? Illness? Deficiency?

I did a search on Google and through AA looking for a potential answer, but all I could find was mention of Marek's disease, which is apparently exclusive to poultry.

I did my best to get a focused picture, but Taco decided that he didn't like my camera today so it's not great.

 
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I am afraid I have no idea. I hope it's nothing serious. @Hankmacaw .?
 

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Oh that so does not look right, poor Taco. I hope it is not too painful or irritating for him......@Macawnutz, & @Hankmacaw is who I would be asking until I could call the vet for an appointment.
 

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I just got Taco's carrier ready for the vet and went into his room to get him...and his pupil is completely back to normal.

What the heck.
 

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I just got Taco's carrier ready for the vet and went into his room to get him...and his pupil is completely back to normal.

What the heck.


Let's tag the neuro person! Lol

 

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LOL I've actually been reading up on eye conditions this week because my new baby Audrey has something wrong and I'm playing my favorite game of "can I solve the medical mystery on my own before the vet confirms it."

I've had two blind birds. I don't mess with eyes. ;)
 

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Even with that explanation you still might want to contact the vet and let him/her know what you saw and even send an email with photo if possible.
 
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