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When to be concerned about blood vessels leaking in your eye

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Amsler grid: No nutritional supplements, vitamins, eye drops or medications prevent abnormal blood vessel formation (choroidal neovascularization). Amsler grid ho ... Read More
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Unfortunately no: Macular degeneration, unfortunately, has no cure, and once abnormal blood vessels start leaking, the only reasonable treatment to stop them is an intr ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Stokes
22 years experience Family Medicine
Broken vessel: A broken blood vessel is normally not concerning. I don't understand the other part of your question.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Retina abnormality??: Are you implying it was noted inside your eye? Unable to directly "visualize" blood vessels "behind" eye without orbital scanning. I would seek clari ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
This may be: in inflammation of the FAT PAD in your eye and proliferation of the tissue! (called a "PANNIS" See a BOARD CERTIFIED OPTHAMOLOGIST as soon as practi ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on Locati: Broken blood vessels can be visible from outside as in a pink eye. That is relatively harmless but you must get your BP checked to be sure it is not h ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Eye hurts and burst: blood vessels. You need to see your doc ASAP. He/she may refer you to an eye doctor. Peace and good health.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Many: The most common cause of a conjunctival hemorrhage is dry eye. This can be worsened by use of anticoagulants such as Aspirin or coumadin (warfarin). ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Common in DM: Neovascularization in dm which causes proliferation of new blood vessles - defective structurally and fracture easily. Also other conditions like she ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elliot Schnur
Specializes in Family Medicine
Self limited: This condition, known as a subconjunctival hemorrhage, is usually very benign, and does not require any treatment. Usually fully resolved within 1 to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: It is not a good idea, for many reasons.

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