How To Cure A Black Eye

If only the formula for how to cure a black eye was as easy as the formula for how to get one — drink lots of booze, open your big mouth.

By Michael Irons

How To Cure A Black Eye Rocky Balboa

Okay, we can’t exactly tell you how to cure a black eye — other than to suggest you avoid getting punched in the face in the first place. But we can tell you how to treat a black eye. In a nutshell, your typical shiner is simply a bruise that’s in an unfortunate place. Most black eyes aren’t serious injuries and are the result of something — or someone — hitting you hard enough in the peeper to damage blood vessels or capillaries. Fluids subsequently pool around the eye and cause swelling and discoloration. While the one-liner, “You should see the other guy!” is a crowd pleaser at work, you’ll still want to get rid of your black eye as quickly as possible. Here’s how to do that …

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