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Why does my eye look significantly smaller after an injury to the face?

Why does my eye look significantly smaller after an injury to the face?

Typically: This would either be due to a droopy eyelid or due to an orbital blowout fracture allowing the eye to sink in. Either way, an oculoplastic surgeon could help you. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Could blunt force injury to the face and eyes cause traumatic cataracts?

Could blunt force injury to the face and eyes cause traumatic cataracts?

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

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Does blunt force injury to the face and eyes cause traumatic cataracts?

Does blunt force injury to the face and eyes cause traumatic cataracts?

Yes: Blunt force injury can cause traumatic cataracts but does not cause cataracts every time. ...Read more

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Face injury. I have some bruising around my left eye and a lump between my eyebrows my nose. It's been a week. It's gone down a little. What can I do?

Face injury. I have some bruising around my left eye and a lump between my eyebrows my nose. It's been a week. It's gone down a little. What can I do?

Depends: If it was just a bruise and no broken bones in the nose, you may wait it out. Warm compresses may hasten the resolution. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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My 14 month son hit near eye on bed frame. There is a small cut. Doctor said there is no serious injury. What to use to prevent scar?

My 14 month son hit near eye on bed frame. There is a small cut. Doctor said there is  no serious injury.  What to use to prevent scar?

Close the cut: you can close it with steristrips if it is a clean cut you need to clean it with antiseptics if it is a deep cut it needs to be sutured by a physician this will give a smaller scar ...Read more