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Eye injury, cuts under eye, redness, blurred vision. Medical attention needed?

My 6 yr old son was running and fell and hit his eye on a picnic table. He has a couple of cuts under his eye. The corner of his eye is also blood red and his eye lid and right under the eye are bruised. He told us that when he went outside for recess the first day after it happened it was blurry in that eye, but says it is fine now. Should I be concerned about his vision or anything else and take him to a doctor?
Asked On : Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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hi there, usually small bruise and cuts in a child can be neglected but as he has hurt his eyes, it would be better to take him to an opthalmologist and get his cornea and oisterior chamnber examined to rule out any internal injury. It is always better to be safe then sorry especially with the eye which is irreplacable. Take care.
Answered: Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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