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Black Eye From Head Injury
Can happen: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
But in a headlock a month and 8 weeks ago.got black eye. Got ct scan no fracture &saw eye doc.have dark discoloration under eye, black head pain. Why?
Black eye: at least, like any other bruise, will take 6-8 weeks for most people to resolve (=fully disappear). Head pain after neck strain (aka: headlock) can be from persisting spasm of those muscles. May benefit from massage / chiropractic / physical therapy / cool compresses -- depends on you & situation. Hope these point you to next step. ...Read more
Not by definition: The common term "floater" refers to defects in the gelatinous substance contained in the eye ; occurs due to aging . Floaters have not been described as secondary to head injury. This is not to say that something could not be forcefully detached or traumatized inside the eye after a head injury giving a visual perception of a problem but it wouldn't be called a "floater.". ...Read more
Yes: Sometimes the force that hits the eyes is sufficient to carry enough energy to the lens that it will opacify and become a cataract. That in fact is why the name traumatic cataract exists. ...Read more
MS / injury: Multiple sclerosis is not due to injury. It is affected by genetics, sunlight exposure / vitamin D, and possibly by other factors. The causes are not known with certainty but injury is not one of them! You may find this information about concussions helpful: http://www.neurocuro.com/concussion/ Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I was hit by a blunt object forcefully on the left eye , followed by bleeding from the lid & blur vision what precautions to take avoid driving ?
Have I.I.H. Eyes/face on sides of eyes hurt/burn, ear pain. Eyes bloodshot/pale grey lines 1/4" wide, 1/2" from iris of eyes. What is this?
TooLittleInformation: I presume I.I.H.=Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension? You seem to be working at offering some technical details, yet are not the more relevant issues, not even a photograph (offering vastly greater detail) is still inadequate information. Not that someone, including you, cannot understand; as Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures, relevant required perspectives are far beyond limited physical labels. ...Read more
Am 26 .My eyes have gone deep .And hair from lower eye lid from the corner is going into the eye from nose side...
Unfortunately no: Although we are making strides in tissue transplant techniques and stem cell therapy, we have not advanced to the point of whole eye transplant. The optic nerve, would need to connect its 1.5 million axons (the "wires" of the nerves) with the brain in a way that cannot currently be done. The cornea (front window) can be transplanted in cases of severe scarring from trauma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NO: Retinal hemmorhage requires high velocity back-and-forth motion. Simple impact, especially from the low height of a typical couch cushion to the floor wouldn't do it. There is an extensive scientific literature about this and some controversy about alternative explanations for the bleeding, all too detailed to summarize here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See black speck in front of eye moving from centre to outer eye. 3 times a day, outside constant?
Hi, I suffereed a head injury 3 days ago where I blacked out upon impact but have no symptoms now. can I drink?
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