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What do you advise if i was hit by a football yesterday in my right eye now i see a black line can someone explain to what happening?

What do you advise if i was hit by a football yesterday in my right eye now i see a black line can someone explain to what happening?

Black line: Sounds like you have a vitreous floater which is a blurred piece "strand" of vitreous (the jelly that fills the eye) floating around in the vision. If the black line is completely black to one side and normal on the other like a "veil", you may have a retinal detachment. may also have a bleed inside the eye. You need examined immediately. Time is of the essence. ...Read more

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What to do if i got hit in the eye at soccer/football training and now have blurred vision?

What to do if i got hit in the eye at soccer/football training and now have blurred vision?

Get checked: Call your ophthalmologist's office and discuss your symptoms. Even on a weekend their answering service will communicate your concern to them. There is a chance of retinal detachment or bleeding inside the eye after a hard blow. Most times the exam simply shows some irritation or inflammation which is relatively harmless, but it should be checked. ...Read more

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3 weeks ago got hit in the eye the redness cleared up and the swellness is gone jus black under the eye how long does it take to clear?

3 weeks ago got hit in the eye the redness cleared up and the swellness is gone jus black under the eye how long does it take to clear?

Rakoon's eye: Known phenomenon of periorbital hamorrhage from periocular venous plexus following blunt injury. It will change color ...Purple to blue to yelow green and fade and dissapear. Big sunglass, avoiding repeat injury advised. ...Read more

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I was driving with my window down and piece of debris flew into the window and hit my eye, but it doesnt look scratched and there is no redness. ?

Eye irritation: If you are feels and looks fine then don`t worry about it :) Debris flying into your eye can cause injury and even become lodged in the conjunctiva of the periorbital area. If you have pain, redness, irritation or tearing see a doctor in person. ...Read more

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I got hit with a ball on the side of my face near the eye and my eye turn red, after a few hour the redness is reduce. should i still go to doc?

See answer: The eye is protected by being recessed in its boney socket. Generally, if vision is ok and there is no pain it's less likely any serious injury occurred. But to be on the safe side you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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My eyes may be dry. I spend a lot of time on the computer, and when i go outside, my eyes get sensitive. Heavy eyelids, watery eyes, redness. Help!

My eyes may be dry. I spend a lot of time on the computer, and when i go outside, my eyes get sensitive. Heavy eyelids, watery eyes, redness. Help!

Yes: You describe classic symptoms of dry eyes. However, you need to determine if you have a quantity problem (not making enough tears) or a quality problem (making tears that are not stable and readily evaporate off the eye) or both. Your eye md can help make the correct diagnosis and offer the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My 2 years old hit her right eye with the door handle about 2 weeks ago. It resulted in an immediate swelling of the eyelid and redness in her eye las?

My 2 years old hit her right eye with the door handle about 2 weeks ago. It resulted in an immediate swelling of the eyelid and redness in her eye las?

Mgt: If her eye is still painful, swollen or red, I would advise seeing the ED and an opthalmologist. If the injury was minor she should be back to her baseline by now. ...Read more

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What to do if I hit my eye and it's red now.?

What to do if I hit my eye and it's red now.?

Hemorrhage: Probably a minor venous bleed called a subconjunctival hemorrhage. As long as the vision is not affected and there is no obvious trauma, this will absorb in 3-8 days with no ill effects. If it is more than red, then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more