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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Eye color is a genetic trait. Heavy inflammation or surgical/trauma to the iris (colored part of the eye) can make the color seem to change.
Dr. Thomas Wolf
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Not in my opinion: I know of no mechanism of head trauma affecting the permanent color of your iris.

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Dieck
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Get medical attentio: You are describing a contra coup injury to the head that may be serious. You should seek immediate attention to determine if you have sustained a bra ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
39 years experience General Surgery
Usually reabsorbed: If you had a clot on the surface of the brain, these usually are reabsorbed by your body. In some cases, some blood may remain which can be seen on ct ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
? Ruptured blood ves: Ruptured blood levels are the most common cause of black eyes, and if severe enough, a headache might ensue. If this goes away quickly then no worrie ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Not quite yet...: We're getting better but if the brain's visual centers are damaged or the optic nerve is destroyed there currently is no method for repair. If the in ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Sipperley
50 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The eye from the retina back to the lateral geniculate and back to the visual cortex is brain tissue. Central nervous system tissue does not regenerat ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
Difficult to know...: Without a formal exam, but if he has a bruise on the back of his head it is most likely from an injury as opposed to an infection. "Bloodshot eye" ma ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, and it also can cause bleeding in a brain and death, if the head trauma severe enough to make you think of a blood clot go to er and get head ct.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
See ans: No you cannot come to this diagnosis without a complete evaluation. There are many things that must be evaluated for your complaint. See your doctor t ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be Sinusitis: Painful/pressure behind eyes can be sinusitis. Please send photo of bruising to be sure you do not need CT scan.

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