While everyone does things a little differently it's our job to take the knowledge in, sift it and choose what's best for us and our dragons. I'd definitely look to rearrange the basking area to make it more accessible for him, you're on the right idea there. Since you paid for bloods did they give you the print out of the levels? If not call and request it (for your own records) and take it with you when you go to the other vet.