swollen eye

eye closed and swollen blue and gold macaw
treating since feb with eye drops and several kinds of meds 3 breathing treatments/day 2 eye drops/day 2x/day flush both nares with saline and vacomyicin 2 days before the first incident i burned a tv dinner in the microwave we had alot of smoke i immediately opened doors and windows and put the birds back in their room and closed thier doors. but 3 days after that we started withthe eye problem. first theytought it was pink eye adnd now they tell me its a sinus infection his bloodd work is perfect. any suggestions??

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Nov 07, 2008
Blue & Gold Macaw eye swollen
by: The Vet

It is probably a sinus infection, but I cannot say without an exam of your bird. It is common to find blood values normal with sinus infections. You should continue treatment as prescribed by your Dr, but if your bird is not getting any better, then seek a second opinion from a specialist.

Dr. B

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