Hawling the Impatience Dogs

Hawling the Impatience Dogs


Blunt trauma to the eye :
Prepared by: students of round 3 in the 4th year
Their numbers: 461
To : Dr. Ahmed Shama
References : internet :
Year : 2009

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Blunt Injuries to the Eye

A blunt impact may damage the structures at the front of the eye (the eyelid, conjunctiva, sclera, cornea, iris, and lens) and those at the back of the eye (retina and optic nerve). Such an impact may also break (fracture) the bones that surround the eye. Blunt trauma occasionally also results in cuts (lacerations) to the tissues of the eye.

Injured eyes may be very swollen and difficult to open. Still, doctors need to open the eyes to examine them and make sure there is no injury that will affect vision. The eyes almost always can be opened gently, although instruments may be needed to do so.

BLUNT TRAUMA can cause:
1 . black eye
2 . subconjunctival hemorrage
3 . hyphema
4 . retinal detachments
5 . fractures

Black Eye

In the first 24 hours after a blunt eye injury, blood may leak into the skin of the eyelid and surrounding areas, producing swelling and a bruise (contusion), commonly called a black eye. The blood usually drains toward the bottom of the eye after a day or two, resulting in swelling and discoloration just below the lower eyelid. Black eyes themselves have no effect on...

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