eye damage from "sun"

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reptylefreek

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So last time I posted about my some what recently acquired leopard tort I was saying how she is just a cave dweller and I cant get her to bask. Since then she has done a 180 and now just sits and basks all day. Since it's winter here in the Pac North West I have a standard 100watt MVB and it sits approx 12-15 inches away from her. And before I go any further... yes I get her outside as much as possible. I was just wondering if eventually they get some kind of damage to their eyes from the light, or even sun for that matter? And what should I look for if I am concerned? Obviously she is not human so I am not sure if the "whites" of her eyes should be white, but they are more a slight beige color. I can see little red veins, not protruding or extreme looking but they are there. She is approx 15-20 years old and is about 10 lbs.
 

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I've never heard of any kind of eye damage from the sun or the normal MVBs. I have heard the coil type flourescents are really bad for their eyes, but I've never used them myself.
 

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i tried but my little 10 meg camera is no use. Im not specifically worried about her right now just for future reference. i know she will be spending every winter inside so im just trying to prevent anything i can.
 
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