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Dr. A.S. Desai, Ophthalmologist
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red eye blood vessel treatment

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red eye blood vessel treatment

Dr. A.S. Desai :

Hello, Welcome to Pearl.com


 

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Dr. A.S. Desai :

Do you mean to say -what is the treatment of a broken blood vessel in the eye?


 

Dr. A.S. Desai :

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Customer:

not that bad but ya

Dr. A.S. Desai :

In that case it is likely to be due to a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage(SCH).


 

Dr. A.S. Desai :

In this condition the tiny blood vessels in the conjunctiva ( white part of the eye) get ruptured and bleed. It can occur under various circumstances such as excessive forceful coughing/sneezing, in hypertensive individuals, in those who are on blood thinning medicines such as low dose aspirin, following subtle eye injury or without any apparent reason too. It is self healing and will disappear within a week or two . In case of any other eye symptoms such as sudden reduction of vision , watering, discharge from the eyes , do get an eye check up done. But for a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage there is no need to visit an eye specialist.You can use lubricating eye drops such as preservative free Refresh tears eye drops, 1 drop 4 times a day for 2 weeks , for soothening effect( available over the counter).


 


 

Customer:

k no need doctor


 

Dr. A.S. Desai :

Not necessary for a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage , it being a self limiting condition.


 

Customer:

k thank you

Dr. A.S. Desai :

You are most welcome.


 

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