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Bruise on the cheek bone after an injury. How long will it take to heal?

Hi- I fell in my garage and cut the area below my left eye (I had on wireless glasses. I cleaned in well and steri -stripped for a week. It was night so I knew I would not get to see a plastice sx. I took strips off today and the incision looks great. i do have brusing on my cheekbone and below my eye. Is this normal after a week? I did not lose conscious, not getting headaches
Asked On : Sun, 9 Dec 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
thanku for the question. if the wound mark looks healthy and infection free, then its great. however, you should have applied a topical antibiotic cream before putting the tape. the bruise, especially uder the eye takes a week or two to fade off.
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Answered: Wed, 7 Aug 2013
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