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Does everyone with an orbital fracture have a black eye?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
6 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Usually, yes. But it depends where the orbit is fractured.

In brief: Depends

Usually, yes. But it depends where the orbit is fractured.
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. Dennis Diaz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Most acute orbital fractures will develop a black eye.

In brief: Yes

Most acute orbital fractures will develop a black eye.
Dr. Dennis Diaz
Dr. Dennis Diaz
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Very common

The vast majority of orbital fractures will cause a black eye.
If you've been hit in or near the eye you should have a complete evaluation by an eye doctor and facial surgeon to determine if you might need surgery.

In brief: Very common

The vast majority of orbital fractures will cause a black eye.
If you've been hit in or near the eye you should have a complete evaluation by an eye doctor and facial surgeon to determine if you might need surgery.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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