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It sounds like your daughter has a subconjunctival hemorrhage.
So you don't think it could be the alcohol/glycerin based clariying lotion?
No. I don't
In the vast majority of cases, sub conjunctival hemorrhage is nothing to worry about. It is usually not a sign of any serious condition but rather is just a small broken blood vessel in the conjunctiva that looks much worse than it really is. No treatment is necessary. Think of a subconjunctival hemorrhage as a bruise. The reason it looks so red (some people say it looks like a piece of raw meat) is that the skin on your eye is very thin so the underlying blood shows through easily. On your arm, for instance, a bruise looks blue/purple because the overlying skin is thick, blocking the red color of the blood. Like a bruise elsewhere a subconjunctival hemorrhage will slowly go away over the course of a couple of weeks. It may spread around the globe some and change colors as it clears. This is nothing to be concerned about.
The doctor did put some orange drops in her eye and used a light to determine there were no scratches
I think it's "cute" how general docs like to play ophthalmologist......I don't understand it. I don't play general doc by treating heart attacks :)
Save the drops for something else....they are a waste of time for this condition.
Haha. Well said. so the veiny quality to the redeye is part of it
thank you so much. Btw, is this the same as 'broken blood vessel'?
oh wait..u said that. never mind. Thank you and have a nice night!
I guess that means I have to split the payment with you, eh? lol!
yes, it is.
Very clever. Smart AND funny.
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Now, tell my wife that, please.