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A 46-year-old male asked:

My son had ball hit his eye resulting in hyphema 5 days back. he is now on homide and vigadexa drops. blood has almost gone but he is still feelin...

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Many options: How small was the ball and was the hit glancing or direct? Can he see now that the blood has cleared? This type of hit produces a traumatic iritis which can last several weeks: pain, light sensitivity, headaches are all common. Long term concerns: retinal contusion with choroidal rupture, vision loss due to this, long term glaucoma monitoring needed. Hopefully in ophthalmologic care.
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