A 32-year-old member asked:
is it possible for a scratch to break a vessel under a person's eye and cause it too look like a spider vein or birthmark?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jay Bradley answered
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes: A scratch can cause a vessel to bleed immediately under the surface of the skin to cause a red mark. It should resolve in 1-2 weeks though.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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