Floaters after getting hit with a soccer ball? Help!

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Last Wednesday I got hit with a soccer ball in the eye very hard from probably 2 feet in front of me. All I could see was grey, nothing else in that eye. I went to the ER where they diagnosed me of a hyphema. They then put me on drops to dilate and bring down my in-ocular eye pressure. It's been 3 days since then and I almost have my vision back with a little bit of blurriness. And the only thing that is concerning me now is the floaters.

1. Will they go away? Or will I "Get used to them?"

2. Can they go away completely?

3. Will the blurriness go away?

I'm 16.


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  • Posted

    You have a badly bruised eye.. it may take a little while for everything to get back to normal. If you are concerned get yourself an appointment with your Opthamologist do they an take a closer look. 
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      Floaters are dead cells and they don't go away but you won't notice them.  You are looking for them at the moment.

      And, as has already been said, see an Ophthalmologist [hospital eye doctor] if you are worried.

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      But is there a chance that they're only "blood floaters" that will be absorbed in my eye and will go away in weeks to months? And that this is not a vitreous thing, but a blood thing?
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      If caused by the bleeding within your eye, it is likely that they will disappear, "normal" floaters tend to settle after a while..but don't disappear. As I mentioned before seen Ophthalmologist and he can tell you more and reassure you that the bleeding has stopped and the eye is healing properly. 
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