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Can being stabbed in the eye with a knife be fatal?

Can being stabbed in the eye with a knife be fatal?

Unlikely: This could cause loss of vision and if the eye is penetrated, most likely blindness. But unless the knife is infected and the infection spreads for instance to the brain, or if the knife went through the eye into the brain, fatality would otherwise be unlikely. ...Read more

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What happens if the eye gets stabbed?

What happens if the eye gets stabbed?

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 more

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What happens if the person you jab in the eye / eye gouge is free from pain will it stop them?

What happens if the person you jab in the eye / eye gouge is free from pain will it stop them?

Interesting question: The eye is a very sensitive organ and injuries to it are usually quite painful. Attempting to injure someone in their eye would probably annoy and anger them further. ...Read more

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A stie on the eye?

A stie on the eye?

Infection in the lid: A stye is an infection in one of the glands in the eyelid. The treatment is usually warm moist compresses and antibiotic eye drops. ...Read more

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What are freckles in the eye?

What are freckles in the eye?

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

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What causes pain behinde the eye ?

Migraine or sinus : Pain behind the eye not associated with vision loss is usually due to migraine headache or sinusitis. However, pain behind the eye with significant vision loss in the same eye needs to be evaluated as optic neuritis can present this way. ...Read more

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What is the funcction of choriod in the eye?

What is the funcction of choriod in the eye?

Blood supply: The main function of the choroid is to supply blood to the eye. It also contains pigmented cells that absorb light. ...Read more

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What happens when a foreign body gets in the eye?

What happens when a foreign body gets in the eye?

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

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What happens if glycolic acid accidentely enters the eye?

What happens if glycolic acid accidentely enters the eye?

Rinse with water: Copious irrigation with water is important. Glycolics are an acid and will sting and can give chemical burns. So rinsing is important. Lots of water would be safe in the eyes as fast as possible. ...Read more

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Can the eye have a stroke? If so, what can happen to the vision?

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 more

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