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What are the causes of burst blood vessel in eye?

What are the causes of burst blood vessel in eye?

Usually nothing bad: 99+% of the time this just happens spontaneously and we never know why. High blood pressure can be a cause, though. Get your blood pressure checked. If this happens repeatedly you should see your doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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How long does it take for a burst blood vessel in back of eye to fix (diagnosed) I have little to no vision in that eye and really struggling?

How long does it take for a burst blood vessel in back of eye to fix (diagnosed) I have little to no vision in that eye and really struggling?

Seek MD attention!: For a young person (age 33) your description of a "burst vessel" in the back of the eye is very unusual. Possibilities include leakage from a blood vessel such as in diabetic retinopathy or a blocked blood vessel due to cholesterol or hypertension or other source of embolism (clot) such as heart disease or some drugs. Swelling of the macula may present. Best bet is to see a retina specialist. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a burst blood vessel in my eye?

How do I know if I have a burst blood vessel in my eye?

See eye MD: See a specialist eye MD for a dilated fundus exam. The MD will use special equipment to look in the back of your eye. ...Read more

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Ok to fly with burst blood vessel in my eye?

Depends: In your question, you did not indicate where the burst blood vessel is located. If it is in the conjunctiva (giving a red spot on the white part of your eye - called subconjunctival hemorrhage), then flying is fine. If it is in the retina or elsewhere, then maybe not depending on the cause. ...Read more

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What are the causes of burst blood vessel in eye?

Usually nothing bad: 99+% of the time this just happens spontaneously and we never know why. High blood pressure can be a cause, though. Get your blood pressure checked. If this happens repeatedly you should see your doc. ...Read more

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I have a burst blood vessel above my left eye ball. It has just appeared, it doesn't hurt?

I have a burst blood vessel above my left eye ball. It has just appeared, it doesn't hurt?

Bleed: This is 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 with eye md. ...Read more

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Is it safe to swim with a burst blood vessel in your eye?

Yes: Do not take any anticoagulants such as over the counter Aspirin for instance and do not strain or else the conjunctival hemorrhage may enlarge. Relaxing swim is no problem. ...Read more

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Burst blood vessel in your eye getting bigger?

Surface blood?: Acute subconjunctival hemorrhage is a bright red patch on the white part of eye . There should be no vision loss or pain. Yes...They look like they are spreading as the body resorbs them. Rx is otc tears until gone. ...Read more

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I have a burst blood vessel in back of eye (seen specialist all test back normal- perfect health) no vision left eye, how long for return of vision?

I have a burst blood vessel in back of eye (seen specialist all test back normal- perfect health) no vision left eye, how long for return of vision?

Depends on cause: If the burst vessel released blood into the back of the eye, recovery depends upon how rapidly the blood is re-absorbed which may take 1-2 months. If it is a vessel that supplies a critical portion of the vision, there may be some permanent loss. These are all modified by whether or not you have diabetes or a vascular disease like coats disease.;. ...Read more

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