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What Is A Broken Eye Socket Mean
Yesterday i got a very sharp pain around my eye socket. It stayed for few seconds.What must have been the cause?
Lightning pain: This is a common happenstance which ophthalmologists term "lightning pain". It does not indicate anything wrong, certainly feels like a needle poke, but in a few seconds ends and leads to no problems that anyone has ever experienced. Don't worry about it, and it might happen a few more times. ...Read more
I have developed a red area under my right eye socket suddenly today. I have not knocked or rubbed my eye. What could it be?
There is a white line that is about 2cm long.it is underneath my eye ball, pretty deep. mid way of my eye socket. it causes irritation once in a while?
See Eye MD: A doctor must look at your white line to identify and treat this properly. It may be a foreign body that got stuck and needs to be removed. The conjunctiva may have folded over itself and rubbed itself causing irritation. It may be a string of white discharge from dry eye or allergy. You can try to rinse it out. If not successful, have eye MD examine and possibly remove it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Empty boney crater: The eye ball is actually a ball--a spherical, squeeshy, rubbery ball. Once removed from its socket, the empty boney crater is basically in the shape of the eye ball. Often, a filler is needed, such as an eye prosthesis to fill the crater. With current technology, the prosthesis can look so real it is hard to tell from a distance. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: Often the eye evaluation by your eye md reveals certain clues as to the likelihood of an orbital fracture. If there is a palpable fracture step in the orbital rim, double vision from an entrapped muscle, or a displaced eye. A ct scan is beneficial, however, to help with evaluating the extent of the injury and for surgical planning ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in my eye socket mostly when I move my eye and blink. My skin by the pain (just above the cheekbone) is red?
Eye Specialist soon: 21 year old male says, I have pain in my eye socket mostly when I move my eye and blink. My skin by the pain (just above the cheekbone) is red? If no history of Trauma it is most likely an infection in/ around the Eye. Either way, The Eye Specialist, Ophthalmologist is the best option and should be seen soonest. Don't wait. Wish you well. ...Read more
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