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    Odd Shaped Pupil

    I was recently giving my guinea pig a bath and I noticed that his right pupil was looking a bit wobbly (for lack of a better word). He is about 4 years old and I have no clue if his pupil has always been like this or if he is sick (I adopted his a few months ago). Is he blind in that eye or does he have a cataract or should I not worry?Click image for larger version. 

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    Re: Odd Shaped Pupil

    Hello and welcome to the forum!

    It looks similar to the photos on Guinea Lynx of Osseous Metaplasia. Here's the link:
    http://www.guinealynx.info/records/v....php?p=163#163

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    Re: Odd Shaped Pupil

    Thank you! Should I bring him to the vet at all? I read something that said that guinea pigs with this problem sometimes have to get their eye removed :/

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    Re: Odd Shaped Pupil

    I'm not very familiar with Osseous Metaplasia. You may want to take him into a cavy savvy vet to get a professional opinion.

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