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if i was punched in the face can my retina detach

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Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Cold temp: Rest, ice, compression, elevation (treatment for swelling). Should improve with time.

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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hematoma: You had bleeding around the eye caused by the assault. The blood underneath the skin as it gets absorbed may be forming to a scar, probably that is wh ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Retinal detachment: It is likely you have a detached retina. You should see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Few days to few week: It depends on how much hemorrhage is there, it will get absorped slowly in few days or few weeks by itself.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
Eye trauma: Direct trauma to the eye with blurry vision is cause for concern. You should see a doctor about it today. Do not put any medications in your eye and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
Need more info: You should get a second opinion by an eye doctor to see if there is any hope for vision for that eye.
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Eyelash regrow: At least 3 to 6 months cycles of lash replacement. Use of Latisse (bimatoprost) could help. Latisse (bimatoprost) had price increase Jan 1st. 3ml $137 ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Blind spots: It sounds as if you have already seen an ophthalmologist (o), by the description of your problem. If you did, ask the o you saw for more advice. If no ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
See your eye doctor: This is likely not a cause for concern. After a trauma to the eye, it is common for blood vessels in the white of the eye to break. This looks worse t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Caution: Lasers are powerful light sources and the eye has not evolved to defend itself against this light source. It sounds like you have overexposed a small ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Get evaluated now: Have the eye evaluated by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye injury: Blunt trauma to the eye can cause problems, including corneal abrasion (immediate pain), inflammation in the eye (often delayed onset), cataract, hemo ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Really?: I doubt this is only solution available.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barton Halpern
46 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually a floater: It's usually a floater, but if there was also trauma, flashes of light, or increased or larger floaters, loss of part of your vision, see an eye docto ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Get checked: If you still feel discomfort or "something" in your eye get it checked. You dont wnat to rn the risk of a scratched cornea or conjunctivitis.
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Dr. Robert Andrews
35 years experience Interventional Radiology
Visual : Visual disturbance can arise in the eye, in the optic nerve, or in the visual cortex of the brain. Sudden visual loss suggests a temporary loss of bl ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
If poked: In the eye in needs to be examined by an ophthalmologist , this doctor will tell you how to treat to make the redness diminish.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aziz Khanifar
18 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Lasers and other sources of radiation (like the sun) can certainly affect the macula negatively. However, this would usually affect both eyes. Scars i ... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Tal
Dr. Jacob Tal answered
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Temporary ?blindness: This require immediate attention by your doctor. Depending on your age and condition this may reflect a possible "transient ischemic attack" or other ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Hemorrhage: If you vision is fine and the eye does not hurt, then you probably caused a tiny leak in a blood vessel in the conjunctiva- termed subconjunctival hem ... Read More
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
NonSurg Rhino.: You had a non surgical rhinoplasty by having a HA filler injected into the nasal areas to correct any irregularities or defects. And only after less t ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doan
19 years experience Ophthalmology
There : There are risks with all surgeries. When i discuss risk with patients, i consider the cost-benefit ratio when deciding if surgery is needed. If you d ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Precaution: It takes a while for the cornea to develop proper strength. The sleeping suggestion is to avoid putting pressure on the eye until enough healing to b ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Several options: I assume the infection was only on the surface so the interior of the eye is normal. Corneal scars can be dealt with in several ways. If the scarrin ... Read More
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