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Treatment of hyphaema

Treatment of hyphaema

Treatment of hyphaema

Treatment of hyphaema

Hyphaema usually resolves itself with conservative management. The affected eye should be covered and the patient is advised bed-rest with the head in an elevated position avoid further bleeding. Medications like NSAIDs and aspirin are contraindicated in such conditions. Such measures if followed early may help in improving the vision. Eye drops may be used which help in lowering the pressure in the eyes. Surgical management, which involves removal of the hyphaema, may be considered in pateints in danger of the glaucoma development. This is done to preserve vision and prevent permanent damage to the eyes. The prognosis of hyphaema is usually good and it resolves with complete restoration of vision.

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