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is it okay to wear contacts with subconjunctival hemorrhage

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jodi Luchs
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
OK: A sub-conjunctival hemorrhage is not a contraindication to contact lens wear. However, in general, if the eye feels uncomfortable with the lens howeve ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: As long as the contact lens is comfortable.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: There is no problem with doing this.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
It can be: As long as there is no discomfort wearing them, it can be safe to use contacts even with a subconjunctival hemorrhage. A few words of caution: if the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Contacts and hem.: Soft contact lenses overlap onto the conjunctiva of the eye and could possibly irritate a small superficial vessel that could bleed. Also, the manipu ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Breckenridge
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably: As long as the overlying tissue is intact & there is no irritation. You should be cleared by your eye dr first to be sure.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Self limiting: Usually a small broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye, this condition will get better on its own. The concern is checking to be sure that the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
Nothing: This will resolve over several days. You may want to avoid blood thinners like Aspirin and nsaids until then.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Fine to exercise: There should be no problem.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
See an eye doctor: See an eye doctor to make sure that that's all it is. If it is only a subconjunctival hemorrhage, then time will resolve this (usually several days).
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