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medicine for orbital fracture

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Varies by location: Orbital fracture is a vague term which includes several types of fractures. Symptoms could include double vision, blurry vision, pain, nose bleed, a ... Read More
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Black eye: It can range from no symptoms to peri orbital bleed. Double vision. Sunken eye. Numbness on the cheek and gums. Depends on the severity

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
16 years experience Ophthalmology
See below: An orbital fracture is a break in any one of the bones that make the eye socket (better known as the "orbit".).
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Broken eye socket: Orbital fracture is the medical name for a broken bone in the eye socket. The bones there are rather thin, especially the bone underneath the eyeball, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirt Kimball
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It is what it is: At this point, the fracture is healed. If you are unsatisfied with the shape of the orbit or if malunion of the fracture has caused occular problems ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe nothing : If you have no symptoms or enophthalmos do nothing. The biggest symptom will be double vision. If no Diplopia and they eyes appear symmetric do noth ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Swelling, bruising..: Depending on the type of fracture, you may have double vision, orbital pain, swelling, bruising and eye irritation for the sutures and numbness in the ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Meyer
19 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Exam and scan: It depends how extensive it is. An ENT doctor should do a thorough history and exam and get a ct scan. If it is a small fracture without any impairmen ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Restoration: The integrity of the orbit is essential for proper muscle action of the muscles controlling the eye and vision
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Rauen
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Swelling/Irritation: After surgery for an orbital fracture, most patients will experience swelling, bruising, and irritation. These are typically short lived. Because th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Rapidly: The facial area is well vascularized and a good blood supply enhances healing. Facial fractures, even which requiring surgical assistance heal rapidl ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Black eye: Depends on extent of fracture and complications if any.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Fracture: The numbness can last from weeks to months, depending on how long the nerve takes to regrow. We usually allow a year for the nerve sensation to retur ... Read More

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