EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology
Contributor: Robert B. Dinn, MD and Jordan M. Graff, MD, University of Iowa
Patient sustained blunt trauma to the head. Echymosis is evident in the lid and around the eye. Medially, there is a small subconjunctival hemorrhage. In the absence of fracture or any ocular damage (which would require additional treatment), the subconjunctival hemorrhage should resolve on its own within a matter of weeks.
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