Contributed by Jesse Vislisel, MD
Photographer: Antoinette Venckus, CRA
A hyphema is a collection of blood in the anterior chamber. Patients are at risk of elevated intraocular pressure and subsequent re-bleeding. Corneal blood staining may occur. This patient presented with a layered hyphema after blunt eye trauma.
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