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Overview

A hyphema is a pooling or collection of blood inside the anterior chamber of the eye (the space between the cornea and the iris). The blood may cover most or all of the iris and the pupil, blocking vision partially or completely. A hyphema is[read article]

Tests for Hyphema

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A standard ophthalmic exam is a comprehensive series of tests done by an ophthalmologist , a doctor specializing in eye health, to check both your vision and the he...  More
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Diseases of the eye can be difficult to diagnose during a general physical examination. A doctor who specializes in treating eye problems (ophthalmologist) is bette...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Hyphema

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Removal of Blood Clot from Anterior Segment of Eye
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Prescribed Medications for Hyphema

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AMINOCAPROIC ACID (a mee noe ka PROE ik AS id) slows down or stops blood clots from being broken down. This medicine helps to prevent or treat excessive bleeding.  More
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CYCLOPENTOLATE (sye kloe PEN toe late) is used in the eye to widen your pupils, so they won't respond to light. It is normally used for diagnostic procedures.  More
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ATROPINE (A troe peen) can dilate your pupils before examinations and can treat different eye problems.  More
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PREDNISOLONE (pred NISS oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions in the eye.  More
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Self Care for Hyphema

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Bed Rest
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Wearing a Patch Over the Eye(s)
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