What to expect with a hyphema:
- About 75 percent of those with small hyphemas have normal vision after recovery.
- Only about 35 percent of those with large hyphemas have normal vision after recovery.
- Up to one third of hyphemas re-bleed between 2 and 5 days after the injury.
- Re-bleeds are usually worse than the original bleed.
- Re-bleeding may reduce vision, and result in glaucoma or staining of the cornea.
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