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Black Eye

Information about Black Eye

We Have to Know about the Black Eye

  • Collection of blood and other fluids in the loose spaces around eyes

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  • Did this follow a head injury?

Causes of Black Eye

  • Allergic reactions
  • Injuries to:
    • Nose
    • Face
    • Head
    • Eye
    • Bone fractures
    • Concussion

Do’s and Don’ts of Black Eye

  • Apply ice for 20 minutes
  • Protect the area from injury

Signs & Symptoms of Black Eye

  • Pain and swelling around the eye
  • Blurred vision
  • A headache
  • Double vision
  • Blood around eyeball
  • Inability to move the eyes

Medical advice for Black Eye

  • In non-injury cases, persistent symptoms for more than 1 day

Risk factors of Black Eye

  • Loss of complete vision

Treatment for Black Eye

  • May require eye, ENT and neurological examination

Self-care for Black Eye

  • Avoid exposure to trauma

Investigations for Black Eye

  • CT scan
  • MRI
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