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can you wear contacts with a popped blood vessel

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
26 years experience General Surgery
YES, But: I assume you have a red eye from a broken blood vessel in the sclera ( while part) of your eye. The vessel and blood will not come in contact with a ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin McCannel
30 years experience Retinal Surgery
Yes: If the broken blood vessel you are referring to caused redness on the white of the eye, and nothing else, you can wear contacts when it resolves.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Probably: Should be ok to wear contacts lens even with a subconjunctival hemorrhage. However you may want to rest your eye first.
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Dr. Paul Holmwood
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes but......: If the hemorrhage is large enough to be elevated, the contact may not fit well and could cause problems.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
20 years experience Infectious Disease
Eye problems: You may want to stop wearing contact lenses. Speak with your eye doctor.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: As long as the contact lens is comfortable, you can wear it.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Sub conj nemorrhage: A broken blood vessel on the surface of your eye is totally harmless. It can be caused by a hard cough or sneeze, a hard bowel movement, or even just ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Neuralgia: An irritable superficial scalp nerve may be the cause of this symptom. This is more of a nuisance disorder which usually resolves without any specific ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Most blood vessels on the cornea are due to lens or lens cleaner toxicity although there are other causes. They will continue to grow as long as you ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Vessel popping: Yes, this can happen with heavy weights and weak vessels--more common with veins than arteries.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Not serious: if you feel fine now, but it is your body telling you not to get too upset! Yelling rarely helps anyway.

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