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Could inversion cause hyphema?
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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Increased pressure from hanging upside down can elevate pressure inside the eye and cause bleeding.

In brief: Yes
Increased pressure from hanging upside down can elevate pressure inside the eye and cause bleeding.
Dr. Bernard Godley
Dr. Bernard Godley
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Dr. Harold Peltan
Agree. Although trauma is much more common.
Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Hyphema is blood in the anterior chamber of the eye.
This blood usually comes from blood vessels in the iris after surgery or trauma. I see no reason why inversion would cause this in the absence of prior trauma or damage to the iris.

In brief: No
Hyphema is blood in the anterior chamber of the eye.
This blood usually comes from blood vessels in the iris after surgery or trauma. I see no reason why inversion would cause this in the absence of prior trauma or damage to the iris.
Dr. Ilan Cohen
Dr. Ilan Cohen
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