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I have a little red dot right next to my cornea with blood vessels stretching out from it. Not many symptoms. Sometimes ichy. Was swollen, but briefly?

I have a little red dot right next to my cornea with blood vessels stretching out from it. Not many symptoms. Sometimes ichy. Was swollen, but briefly?

Pingueculum: An exam would be helpful. A visual is worth a thousand words. It could be a pingueculum, a phlectenule, vascular tumor (angioma), nevus, teratoma, dermoid, granuloma, papilloma, conjunctival neoplasm. Lots of possibilities an for reassurance, see an eye md for an exam. ...Read more

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Clear dots on the edge of cornea accompanied by red blood vessels what is it?

Clear dots on the edge of cornea accompanied by red blood vessels what is it?

Corneal dots/ vessea: Could be conjunctivitis. rarely could be herpetic, but with herpes there is pain, and blurred vision rarely cat scratch (but a cat would have had to lick your eye) In any event seek medical attention today doc or urgent care ...Read more

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How do I treat blood vessels in my cornea?

How do I treat blood vessels in my cornea?

You cannot: Blood vessels in or on the cornea are uncommon and are usually due to chronic inflammation, infection, contact lens and cleaner toxicity or extended dryness. There are other causes as well. You probably know about these because your ophthalmologist noticed them (you are seeing an ophthalmologist aren't you?) and has instituted treatment. You cannot treat them by yourself. ...Read more

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How long before corneal blood vessels will grow towards your cornea, from wearing contact lenses?

How long before corneal blood vessels will grow towards your cornea, from wearing contact lenses?

Depends: Most blood vessels on the cornea are due to lens or lens cleaner toxicity although there are other causes. They will continue to grow as long as you do not treat them and continue the routine you are using of contact wear and cleaner use. Check with you ophthalmologist before this gets serious. ...Read more

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A yellowish bump near the outer edge of cornea accompanied by a patch of bright red blood vessels. Eye texture seems different in that area. Whatisit?

A yellowish bump near the outer edge of cornea accompanied by a patch of bright red blood vessels. Eye texture seems different in that area. Whatisit?

Pinguecula: Most likely you're describing a pinguecula. It's a growth on the surface of the eye typically related to sun exposure. It may become red and inflamed from time to time, but is benign. To be certain it's not something more serious, I recommend you see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of broken blood vessels in the eye?

What are the causes of broken blood vessels in the eye?

Multiple: Depends on which vessels, but usually relates to vessel fragility, neovascularization (weak vessels), increased vascular pressure, trauma, bleeding or clotting problems. ...Read more

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What are the causes of ruptured blood vessels in the eye?

What are the causes of ruptured blood vessels in the eye?

Depends: Depends on which ruptured vessels -- surface conjunctival vs. Inside the eye (retina). Should be examined by an eye care provider. ...Read more

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What causes swollen blood vessels behind your eye?

What causes swollen blood vessels behind your eye?

Need further testing: There could be several causes for swollen blood vessels in the retina, but you would need further workup. ...Read more

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What causes broken blood vessels in the eye without pain?

What causes broken blood vessels in the eye without pain?

Many: Subconjunctival hemorrhages -- older age, trauma / eye rubbing, blood thinners, very high blood pressure, severe valsalva, bleeding or clotting disorder. ...Read more

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Thin blood vessels behind the eye, should I be concerned?

Retina abnormality??: Are you implying it was noted inside your eye? Unable to directly "visualize" blood vessels "behind" eye without orbital scanning. I would seek clarification from whomever noted this finding. ...Read more

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What to do if I can see my eye blood vessels from contacts?

What to do if I can see my eye blood vessels from contacts?

Eye mirrors: Your lenses are causing your cornea to act like a mirror, so you are seeing your retinal vessles. If your contact tinted, you may need to change to clear lenses. ...Read more

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Broken blood vessels in my eye for over a month. Should I be worried?

Broken blood vessels in my eye for over a month. Should I be worried?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I need to know what is wrong when you keep having broken blood vessels in your eye?

I need to know what is wrong when you keep having broken blood vessels in your eye?

Eye hemorrhages: Superficial blood vessels are fragile. They can be damaged by trauma & bleed and it can look like a red paint brush painted the white part of the eye (s).That "trauma"can even be from blood pressure orfrom sneezing, coughing, having a baby, straining from other causes (physical activity or bowel movements) It can look bad but it's like a bruise that goes away. It will almost never cause vision problems. ...Read more

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Is there any thing I can do for popped blood vessels in my eye? Or is it just something that goes away on its own?

Is there any thing I can do for popped blood vessels in my eye? Or is it just something that goes away on its own?

No: Popped blood vessels in the white part of the eye "sub-conjunctival hemorrhage" is common and needs no treatment. Causes may be hi blood pressure. Any valsalva maneuver, even constipation can cause it. Have your family physician check your blood pressure and don't worry about it. Now if recurs more than 2 times yearly you need clotting blood work up that your family dr. Can do. ...Read more

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Blood vessels in eye normal or should I be worried?

Blood vessels in eye normal or should I be worried?

Many things: Red eyes can be from inflammation from chronic allergies, dry eye syndrome, blepharitis (minor infection of the eyelid margin), meibomianitis (blocked ducts on eyelid margin. In addition, you may have inflammation on the top of the eye, episcleritis or scleritis or in the front to the eye, irtis. You need the right diagnosis to get the treatment to get rid of red eyes. You need eye exam. ...Read more

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Is it okay to workout with broken blood vessels in the eye?

Yes: This shouldn't be a problem unless the reason you had broken blood vessels was due to direct trauma of the eye which would require a physician evaluation. ...Read more

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