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A 19-year-old female asked:

My boyfriend struggles with an eye issue. he was hit in the head as a child and now his eye reacts to light by going lazy, red, blurry, pain, waters, cloudy. hes had it since he had blunt force trauma to his head?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Head trauma can damage the optic nerve. Some healing can occur over several years, but if he has had this since he was a child, there is a high likelihood that the damage is permanent. He can minimize these effects by wearing darkened, corrective lenses. He should consult a opthalmologist (eye MD) for evaluation.
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Last updated Mar 11, 2021


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