Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Ruptured Eye Evaluation

The evaluation of a ruptured globe begins with a history and physical exam, including an eye examination.

Physical findings in someone with a ruptured globe may include:

Testing may be necessary to evaluate a ruptured globe.

Tests that may be used to evaluate a ruptured globe include:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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