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What Happens If Ypur Stabbed In The Eye
Depends: The amount of eye injury depends on the amount and tye of ocular tissue disrupted by the perforation. If the object penetrates, but doesn't perforate the eye, trauma may be minimal. Perforating injuries of the lens cause cataract, the iris can tear and bleed . Retinal trauma can be devestating. A rupture to the cornea or sclera cannot always be repaired. Velocity of the injury can also disrupt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Choriodal Nevi: This means freckle in eye. Most of them are benign, but you want to follow the recommendation of an ophthalmologist as sometimes people can have choroidal melanoma - a tumor in the eye. Typically photographs can be taken to monitor for changes and if so then sometimes a biopsy is needed. Please see your ophthalmologist if you have not done so. Good luck. ...Read more
Gets removed: Most ocular foreign bodies are actually "on" the eye, not "in" the eye, and are removed in the office with eyedrop anesthesia. More rarely, a rapidly moving foreign object will penetrate the wall of the eye, cornea or sclera, and ends up inside. In almost all cases, this will need to be urgently removed with a surgical procedure. The prognosis for recovery depends on the nature of the injury. ...Read more
Yes: Such an event is the result of a retinal artery occlusion and the result is loss of vision in the effected eye. As in a brain stroke, time is of the essence as far as initiation of treatment is concerned. Even with early treatment, only 20-30% of cases will retain useful vision in the eye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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