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Punched In The Eye
I got punch in the eye yesterday, and when it happened I saw a white flashes. What does that mean?
White flashes: White flashes of light seen after being punched in the eye are due to a sudden change in the shape of the eye that can cause the gel in the eye (the vitreous) to pull on the retina (back film of eye which is an extension of brain tissue). Alternatively a sudden change in blood pressure in the eye can also cause one to see white flashes of lights. If persists, see eyeMD. If high Rx, see eyeMD ASAP ...Read more
See Eye MD: You should see an ophthalmologist to evaluate for possible injury to your eye. ...Read more
No: This will not cause an aneurysm. However, you should see an ophthalmologist to rule out damage to your anterior segment and the RETINA. You want to make sure you did not get a retinal tear or dialysis that could lead to a retinal detachment. Also, damage to the angle could lead to glaucoma many years latter. ...Read more
Punched in the eye: Unless you experience change in vision or a sensation of irritation, which may indicate an abrasion of your cornea, no further evaluation or treatment is needed. ...Read more
I was punched in the eye and I see a little spot that blurs my vision, it's slowly fading away but I still want to know if this is serious?
Possible: Rarely could mean retinal tear- get it checked out asap. ...Read more
How do I make this very noticeable vien under my left eye go away? Will it go by itself? People always ask me did I get punched in the eye : (
ProbablyWon'tGoAway: You should go to a plastic/cosmetic surgeon who will be able to advise you (like maybe use a laser, thermal device or other form of vein removal).Not cheap. Makeup is cheaper and justifiable in your case. And in response to those questions, say"yes, I got punched in the eye, but the other guy is unconscious and in the hospital. You gotta problem with that? "-or-"Yeah, you want one? "or"No, it's a tumor. ...Read more
I was punched in the eye two weeks ago my swellness went down but my eye still red in the corner but I can see very clear how do I treat this?
Observation.: If your vision is unchanged and the swelling is getting better, this sounds like a residual hemorrhage under the membrane that covers the sclera or white part of the eye. It should get better over the next week or two and may get yellow first as the blood breaks down to hemoglobin. If there is no improvement in the next couple of weeks, get it checked by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Is it normal to see blood after being punched in the eye? It's slowly fading away but there's a small spot that prevents me from seeing
See doc now: If you have had eye trauma, and you actually have vision changes such as not being able to see in part of your visual field, you need to see an ophthalmologist immediately, as in today. You may have to go through an er to see one. Hopefully nothing needs to be done, but sometimes an immediate procedure is required. ...Read more
Can you're nose get bigger after being punch in the eye/ nose? After the swelling come down. Is there a possibility some part of the nose stay big?
I got punched in the eye. There's no pain as much. No black Eye or anything just throbbing, discomfort what should I do? Will it get better with time?
May have intraocular hemmorhage that might result in blindness.
See opthalmologist ASAP ...Read more
Woke up 2wks ago felt like I was punched in the eye. Dull pain since, OTC meds help. Now my eye is red on the inside where it hurts. Emergency?
Was punch in the eye/nose. Have a black eye (4-5 days now). How long before all the swollen is complete gone. What time frame should I be worried?
Takes few wks: Will take a month or so to clear all blood to disappear. Once you checked by your doctor for eye injuries and nasal fractures you don't have to worry and avoid another similar episode ...Read more
I got punched in the eye shortly after I blew my nose and blood came out now wen I look down or to the side my vision is blurry and hurts please help?
I was punched in the eye 3 weeks ago. I have a busted blood vessel in my eye that hasn't went away yet. Will it go away????
Ruptured vessel: Assuming you are correct and only a burst blood vessel all the damage that was occurred, the body will take care of the blood vessel and it should completely go away. It can take a few weeks. ...Read more
My wife has puffiness under her eye like she got punched in the eye and she is itching in her hands and feet as lot.?
Allergy response: It sounds like she has allergic reaction. The puffiness around the eye and itch else where most likely reaction to some allergen. Take some kind allergy Med like Zyrgan or Claritin (loratadine) may help with her symptoms. She can wash her closed eye with cold water or ice it. If it's still persist after a few days then she needs to visit a doctor. ...Read more
I was punched in the eye during my boxing class today. I don't have blurred vision and my pupil has not changed but feel pain and have redness?
Rest and get exam:
Get full exam by a physician to make sure that you do not have a ruptured globe, hyphen, concussion, etc.
A physician will ensure eye movement is intact, look for any corneal abrasion & rule out a tripod fracture as well. A black eye is definitely to expected in a sport like boxing but the risks to your eyes and brain are real and need to be considered when you pursue boxing. ...Read more
Over 2 months ago I was punched under my eye now the black eye has faded a little but still there. Will it ever go away?
It should: Two months is a little long, but it should still continue fading until it disappears over the next 3-4 months. If its still there at 6 months, see you primary care provider. Hope this helps! ...Read more
It's going on 3 weeks since I have been punched in my eye the redness in my eye is going away but it's going slowly what can I use?
Of course: Any martial arts technique executed a certain way has the potential to result in serious bodily injury, including bone fractures. Be careful and train smart. ...Read more
Dry Eyes/MGD Likely:
Dry eyes ; mgd meibomian gland dysfunction most common cause for red eyes and eye discomfort. There are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) ; artificial tears ; move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot. Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye. Html
i hope it helps! ...Read more
If somebody punched you in the eye or you got hit with a brick in the eye. Could that cause glaucoma?
Sometimes: Especially if there is bleeding inside the eye (hyphema), there can be a tear is the aqueous humor drains which can then scar and cause the pressure to elevate inside the eye, leading to glaucoma. This kind of trauma requires regular follow up with an ophthalmologist (not an optometrist). ...Read more
I was punched straight in the eye so hard. A day after, I've been seeing white flashes of light in the outer right corner of my r eye but no floaters?
Hi my left eye is in a little bit hurt. I feel like I got punch on my left eye. And then when I closed my eye is getting a mild pain.
What to do if I got punched right in my eye! It's swollen almost shut, I have a bump under eye and it's whole red and painful! What shoul I do?
Go to ER: Or an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
Can you give me advice please! I got punched right in my eye! It's swollen almost shut, I have a bump under eye and it's whole red and painful! What shoul I do?
Exam: Get an exam by ophthalmologist. You may have orbital fracture or injury to the globe (eye ball). Use cool compresses to limit swelling. ...Read more
Got punched on my left eye (over my glasses; blunt trauma) at the age of 15.Now I developed vitreous deg n lattice was detected. Any correlation?
Not related: I doubt a relationship exists between the remote history of blunt no ocular trauma and your vitreous syneresis. Lattice degeneration has an unknown cause and isfound more commonly in myopic people. ...Read more
Fractured orbit: You likely have a fractured orbital medial wall or orbital floor. With this fracture, your orbit/eyeball is now connected to your sinuses and nose. I tell all my patients with fractured orbital walls and floors to avoid blowing their nose and to sneeze w/ the mouth open. Otherwise, you pump air into your eyeball which can lead to more problems. See your doctor or asap to get a ct. ...Read more