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What exactly is a black eye?

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Dr. Robert Chang
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In brief: Bruised eyelid

Typically a swollen eyelid, dark skin color due to breakdown of blood (broken vessels that heal), sometimes lids swollen shut initially, can also have conjunctival hemorrhage showing.

In brief: Bruised eyelid

Typically a swollen eyelid, dark skin color due to breakdown of blood (broken vessels that heal), sometimes lids swollen shut initially, can also have conjunctival hemorrhage showing.
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