A hyphema is when blood collects inside the front of the eye. This happens between the cornea and the iris. The blood may cover part or all of the iris and the pupil. The vision might be partly or totally blocked in that eye. A hyphema usually happens when an injury causes a tear to the iris or pupil of the eye.
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?
If the Hyphema is mild, it can heal on its own, however, if it is severe, the doctor may recommend medication and eye drops to treat Hyphema.
DID YOU KNOW?
Complications of Hyphema result in permanent vision loss