Hyphema is a condition that affects the eye and here there is a pooling or collection of blood inside the anterior eye chamber, which in turn completely covers the iris and the pupil too. In these cases, there are visible blood traces seen in the eyes and there is also the issue of blurry vision. Alongside, there is pain, blocked vision and in some cases blood is also not visible.
HOW IS HYPHEMA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the same would be done by an Ophthalmology who would check your eyes for vision issues. These also include eye blood pressure test, vision and CT scan.
HOW IS HYPHEMA TREATED?
In most cases the treatment includes eye drops to help in clearing out the blood clotting or collection. The patient can be asked to wear patches, restrict turning the eye at certain angles and maintain healthy body pressure too.
DID YOU KNOW?
Complications of Hyphema result in permanent vision loss