Blocked vision caused due to the collection of blood in the space between the cornea and the iris, is referred to as Hyphema. An increase in the pressure inside the eye due to trauma or injury can lead to Hyphema. Patients who have sickle cell anemia or hemophilia are also likely to suffer from this condition. It requires immediate medical attention. The most common symptoms are sensitivity to light, pain and blurry vision and clouded or blocked vision.
HOW IS HYPHEMA DIAGNOSED?
It can settle within 5-6 days if it is not complicated.