Q. How should I get treated for my bruising of eyes?

Answered by
Dr. Rabia
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Apr 04, 2019

Hello doctor,

I got hit on my cheek by a rock while doing some work. The area under my eye swole up and caused me to have a black eye. Now a whole one year two months later, I still feel the bruising of under eye similar to the look of a black eye. Is there a certain term for this?

Dr. Rabia

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Hello,

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The certain term for this is the black eye that you have told yourself. This is a particular term (black eye) used for trauma to eye area resulting in blood collection around it. Another term used for it is raccoon eyes or panda eyes as it forms a complete ring around the eye. Because the eye area is very thin, the blood gets accumulated in collagen tissue and takes a long time to clear it up.

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