Bruising of the eye after surgery
Eye bruising after rhinoplasty is usually the result of damage to the head or face when there is blood and other fluids accumulate in the area around the eyes. As a result of the swelling and bruising eyes darkening under the eyes is
Facts about eye bruising
More bruised eyes are the result of minor injuries and recover on their own after a few days, but indicative the amount of injury in nose surgery.
The most common cause of bruising is the eye injury…
The most common signs of bruising are pain and swelling in the eye
if you see the following symptoms, contact your doctor
Failure to reduce bruises
Bruises around the eyes is not related to trauma, it can be seen signs of infection (for example, fever, warmth, redness and pus out)
If a person is experiencing behavioral changes such as forgetfulness, heat, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, loss of vision (specially both eyes) or inability to move the eyes (for example, the inability looking at different direction)
Treatment of bruising the eye after surgery
Home care for bruises eyes contains rest, cold compresses immediately after surgery to help reduce swelling and pain.
Ice by narrowing blood vessels, reducing the accumulation of fluids, cooling and numbing the area to reduce swelling.
For the first 24 hours 20 minutes per hour use ice (a pack of frozen vegetables such as beans and corn that can be match with face it’s better to use Ice Cube)
To avoid frostbite, the part can be used a cloth.
Avoid putting raw meat on blue eyes because it’s full of bacteria hidden and on the affected skin is very dangerous
Pharmaceutical care in order to reduce bruising of the eye after surgery
Prescribed for the treatment of superficial bruises is more home care
Pain medications such as Acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) (avoid from aspirin (unless prescribed by a doctor or cardiologist for your heart) because it may cause bleeding.
Care of the injured area
avoids activities which can injure your eyes till complete recovery.
For a deeper injury, the patient should be referred to an appropriate specialist, for example, that can damage the eye doctor to treat the patient’s eye or an ear, nose and throat or maxillofacial surgery for facial fractures.