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Orbital Floor Fracture

Orbital floor fracture is the fracture of the bones that forms the floor surrounding the eyeball. It is usually caused due to blunt force trauma to the eye. Symptoms include double vision, blurred vision, pain with eye movements, facial numbness, and a black eye. Treatment involves immediate surgical intervention.

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I suffered an orbital blowout fracture. Should I get surgery or wait?

Query: Hello doctor, I am looking to inquire about an orbital blowout fracture that occurred three months ago. Two surgeons suggested surgery. One said to wait and see. I am demonstrating 1.5 millimeters enophthalmos (non-noticeable), no diplopia, and no other issues.  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In medical science, it is common to have a different opinion about a medical issue, and in most cases, both opinions are fine. In your case, trauma occurred around three months back, and now there is no diplopia, no abnormal head posture, and no significant issue bot...  Read Full »

My eye looks drooped even after surgery for orbital floor fracture. When will it be fine?

Query: Hello doctor,I got assaulted last year. I got kicked in the face and due to this two weeks after my injury, I had to have a tripod put on the left side of my face. Two weeks after that my eye was drooped and had to have the floor of my eye orbital replaced. The surgeon said my eye was pushed back 0....  Read Full »

Dr. Sitaramaraju Naga Venkata Satya Maruti Mudunuri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query. I will attempt to answer individual parts of your query separately to maintain clarity. Starting with appearance, yes it is a gradual process of normalization and it will get better with time. First-year produces most of that improvem...  Read Full »

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