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  1. Arti says:

    The most common symptoms are bruising, seemerness and swelling around the eye; redness of the eye; double vision, or diplopia (seeing two images at the same time); numbness of the cheek, nose or teeth. These hinged fractures may have little or no associated redness of the eye. In cases of any orbital fracture, consultation with an ophthalmologist to evaluate the eye is imperative. Signs of an orbital fracture include disruption of the smooth contour of the orbital floor to touch, reduced motility especially upward and downward movements, and air under the skin around the eye. Symptoms that typically indicate a “trapdoor fracture” are pain on eye movement, nausea or vomiting, and double vision. Most simple blowout fractures do not require surgical repair and do not cause lasting problems. Most simple blowout fractures do not require surgical repair and do not

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