This hedgehog came to us as a baby with fly strike in his eye. We removed the fly eggs and put him on a course of antibiotics to prevent infection to the eye. After sucessfully hand rearing him and getting him onto solid food it became apparent that he had lost the sight in his left eye and the fly eggs had caused a lot of damage.
As the little hog had come so far we decided to have the eye removed. It was a risky and long operation but thanks to one of our vets this fighter is doing well after the operation and eating really well. We are so grateful to the vets for carrying out this procedure and giving this hedgie a second chance.