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Horse Eye Injury
Can happen: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could whiplash type dance injury to neck cause eye floaters 10 months later? Dilated eye exam determined no retinal tear, no problems but floaters.
Yes: Sometimes the force that hits the eyes is sufficient to carry enough energy to the lens that it will opacify and become a cataract. That in fact is why the name traumatic cataract exists. ...Read more
Unfortunately no: Although we are making strides in tissue transplant techniques and stem cell therapy, we have not advanced to the point of whole eye transplant. The optic nerve, would need to connect its 1.5 million axons (the "wires" of the nerves) with the brain in a way that cannot currently be done. The cornea (front window) can be transplanted in cases of severe scarring from trauma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My sister optic nerve eye was damaged by trauma from a car accident , she lost her left eye vision , can the nerve repair it self with time ?
EYE STRAIN CAN CAUSE: Straining eyes can cause muscular fatigue.Get a more detailed answer ›
PCL tear: With isolated PCL tear, current recommendations are physical therapy with quadriceps and hamstring strengthening. If he has a concomitant acl tear, he may need a reconstruction of both. If there is pre-existing arthritis with malalignment of his knee, he may require a total knee replacement. It can be a complex algorithm depending on the alignment of his knee and what his x-rays show. ...Read more
I was hit by a blunt object forcefully on the left eye , followed by bleeding from the lid & blur vision what precautions to take avoid driving ?
Direct blow to inner side of ankle from chinch (girth) buckle riding horse still bruising/swelling a week later with severe tenderness. Just bruised?
Flash burn: The most common eye problem in welders is uv light burns (similar to sunburn on the skin) to the corneal surface (the cornea is the clear window at the front of the eye). This is why welders wear helmets with dense glass protection. Most flash burns are when they do that 'extra' weld without protection or look accidentally at someone else's welding torch. ...Read more
Can facial nerve palsy affecting the left lips, left eye blinking, and vocal cord all arising from trauma of gunshot at the neck, ear , be corrected?
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