I was assaulted one year ago on my right eye and I am now noticing its sunken in. Is it too late to fix it?
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Possible occult orbital fracture
It is not too late to look into the options for treatment of a sunken eye. This is called enophthalmos, and may follow blunt injury to the eye and eyesocket. It may also occur with maxillary sinus changes after an injury. An Oculoplastic surgeon evaluates the function of the eye, measures the amount of enophthalmos, checks the ocular motility, sensory function in the area, and the motility of the eye. If you have substantial symptoms and findings, repairs, if indicated, might be covered by your insurance. Young and healthy individuals can expect improvement although not always 100% recovery to normal with late repairs of orbital floor fractures. Best wishes.
Sunken In Eyelid
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