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Lynchburg, VA
A 19-year-old female asked:

Just noticed my left eye is really red. no pain, no itching, no pus, no vision loss. just red. on computer for 4 hours straight. is that the cause?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Bleed: Sounds like a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. As long as the vision is unchanged and there is no pain, everything should be fine. If it is a little irritated, then you can use an artificial tear up to 4 times a day to lubricate. This is due to a blood vessel leaking blood and is usually without cause. Sometimes straining or blood thinner can cause this. If it continues to happen, follow up!
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