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blood shot red eyes unexpectedly?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
More information: If you developed a red, bloody eye without pain, it will resolve on its own and is not usually related to any condition. If you have developed it in both eyes or have repeated bouts of this, it is more unusual. See an eye doctor for an evaluation.
Answered on May 16, 2012
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Bloodshot eyes: Most common causes of bloodshot eyes: subconjunctival hemorrhage (blood vessel breaks open), dry eye/MGD, pinguecula/Pterygium. Best way to get rid of red eyes: find out cause. Get meibography at eyeMD's & See [email protected] for lid hygiene routine on how to naturally help with redness. Video Consult with us if see if you need to see an eye surgeon.
Answered on Mar 18, 2019

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