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where exactly is the blood? on the white portion of the eye (we call sclera) ? is there any increase pain ? is there any vision changes ?
You have what we refer to as a subconjunctival hemorrhage. While its appearance can be alarming, it isn't a serious problem. It happens when a blood vessel in the conjunctiva (the white part of the eye) breaks and releases blood. This often tends to occur after frequent sneezing, coughing, straining, after rubbing the eye or for no apparent reason. Your recent massages may have contributed to its formation. It tends to happen more frequently in people who have high blood pressure or you use blood thinning medicines, such as asprin, motrin, plavix, vitamin e, coumadin, among others. It also tends to happen more when people have some redness in the eyes to begin with (blood vessels are already dilated). The blood will be resorbed into the body within a week or so. There is nothing you can do to make it go away sooner. Often, there is a sensation of the eye feeling slightly full, mild scratchiness or a pressure sensation and using artificial tears can help with this symptom. I hope you find this helpful, I wish you well, and do not hesitate to ask any further questions, Regards *****
This link has a picture of a very small hemorrhage http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subconjunctival_hemorrhage
Thanks. You have been a great help. I can relax now and not worry until the morning. Maybe just maybe I will let an eye specialist look at my beautiful eye tomorrow.