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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Blood shot eyes when sleep deprived are usually a sign of dryness and irritation. Try some artificial tears and trying to adhere to a regular sleep / ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Holmwood
35 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Red eyes from lack of sleep is due to prolonged eye exposure to air and irritants causing surface inflammation with resultant redness.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Dryness: Fatigue lowers the tear flow and causes some eye redness. As long as your vision is not affected or the eyes do not hurt or have pus in them, then yo ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Lots of causes: Red eyes can simply be from dry eye syndrome (common in women, especially peri or post menopausal). Other causes include eyelid inflammation (blephari ... Read More
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Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Many things: Eyes get bloodshot in response to inflammation. The cause of inflammation can be a huge number of things including infection, dryness, misuse of conta ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Laborde
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Bloodshot eyes: Engorged blood vessels I the clear skin layer( conjunctiva) that overlies the "white of the eye" the sclera. Usually benign, may result from many for ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Many causes: Your eyes can get red from contact lense overwear, infection under the lense (corneal ulcer) , other types of infection, ordinary conjunctivitis or in ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Breckenridge
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: If allergies, blepharitis or conjunctivitis-- these will require treatment from a doc. If due to dryness, use artificial tears. If due to contact le ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: If the redness is caused by allergy or dry eyes - drops can help tremendously. Sometimes the redness is due to blepharitis or an underlying disease. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Gabapentin: Please do not take any more Gabapentin but please see your doctor about your bloodshot eyes! Let me know how things go.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Bloodshot eyes: Blood shot eyes have many causes, such as dry eye, fatigue, allergy, alcohol consumption, conjunctivitis, iritis, thyroid disease. You can try some a ... Read More
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Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends...: Is this a chronic condition or something new? Is vision affected? Are the eyes painful? Any discharge? These other factors help us to determine ho ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Blood shot eyes: Unless this is an infection, rest and hydration is the best advise you can get for this. Rest in the dictionary means to 'not work" or "to not wo ... Read More
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