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Dr.S Riaz, Ophthalmologist
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I wake up with a ball of blood in my eye. Few minutes later

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I wake up with a ball of blood in my eye. Few minutes later bursed and make a flat oval shape surface. No pain or discomford. Seen optiction , she stated nothing serious,will absorb in two weeks. It is a 4th day and I can not see the difference. What I should do?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr.S Riaz replied 6 years ago.

Hello,

 

Is the vision affected?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
no
Expert:  Dr.S Riaz replied 6 years ago.

It is most likely to be a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. Although its appearance may be alarming, a subconjunctival hemorrhage is generally a painless and harmless condition. The causes of a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage could be -

 

Minor eye trauma

 

increased venous pressure

 

Strenuous Exercising

 

Coughing Vomiting Sneezing

 

Blood dyscrasia (rare)

 

Severe hypertension

 

 

A subconjunctival hemorrhage is typically a self-limiting condition that requires no treatment in the absence of infection or significant trauma. At the most you can use a lubricating eye drop like Refresh Tears 3 times a day. Do not worry. It can take time to resolve, sometimes 10-15 days. Thanks.

 

 

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