Since 1949by Richard Harrison, ODFRACTURED EYE SOCKETSThe "eye socket," the bony cup surrounding the eye, contains theeye, the muscles that move it, tear glands, cranial nerves, bloodvessels, ligaments, and other nerves. Not only can a strong blow tothe eye fracture any (or all) of the seven bones that compose theeye socket, but an estimated 28 percent of people with eye socketfractures also have injuries that affect vision. Parents and coaches ofchildren and teenagers, therefore, should stress the importance ofwearing protective eyewear. Without it, young athletes and activechildren are susceptible to eye-socket fractures and related eyelidswelling/drooping, bleeding in the white of the eye, double vision,blurred vision, difficulty seeing, light sensitivity, and a sunken orbulging eye.P.S. Following a fracture of the eye orbit, the ophthalmologist canhelp diagnose vision damage and a neurologist can advise on anynerve damageHelping patients see since 1949, Valley Vision Clinic is a six-doctor optometric physician group providing comprehensive eye-related services for the entire family. From eye exams, contactlenses, and a full service in-house Optical featuring the latest lensdesigns, eyewear and sunglasses, we provide current state of theart service. For more information, find us on Facebook and at www.valleyvisionclinic.com22 West Main Walla Walla 509-529-2020Fax 509-529-2115 Toll-Free 800-445-2021 valleyvisionclinic.com

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Since 1949 by Richard Harrison, OD FRACTURED EYE SOCKETS The "eye socket," the bony cup surrounding the eye, contains the eye, the muscles that move it, tear glands, cranial nerves, blood vessels, ligaments, and other nerves. Not only can a strong blow to the eye fracture any (or all) of the seven bones that compose the eye socket, but an estimated 28 percent of people with eye socket fractures also have injuries that affect vision. Parents and coaches of children and teenagers, therefore, should stress the importance of wearing protective eyewear. Without it, young athletes and active children are susceptible to eye-socket fractures and related eyelid swelling/drooping, bleeding in the white of the eye, double vision, blurred vision, difficulty seeing, light sensitivity, and a sunken or bulging eye. P.S. Following a fracture of the eye orbit, the ophthalmologist can help diagnose vision damage and a neurologist can advise on any nerve damage Helping patients see since 1949, Valley Vision Clinic is a six- doctor optometric physician group providing comprehensive eye- related services for the entire family. From eye exams, contact lenses, and a full service in-house Optical featuring the latest lens designs, eyewear and sunglasses, we provide current state of the art service. For more information, find us on Facebook and at www. valleyvisionclinic.com 22 West Main Walla Walla 509-529-2020 Fax 509-529-2115 Toll-Free 800-445-2021 valleyvisionclinic.com

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