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i have been having issues with the vessels in my eyes being more noticeable, and in episcleral area it's red. i am taking patanol (olopatadine). idk if it's helping?

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Dr. Duane Gels
Allergy and Immunology 37 years experience
The red eye: Swollen eye blood vessels can be a sign of inflammation. Sclera = white part of the eye, Redness easily noticed. Allergic conjunctivitis(AC): redness all over itching and mild discharge. Episcleritis locally red only. Scleritis: pain and affects vision: serious. AC is common; Patanol (olopatadine) helps. If not work, and allergens gone (check w/ allergist) see eye doctor (slit lamp exam) fast.

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