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Red Eye (Definition)

Red eye is a symptom in which a one or both of a person's eyes are redder than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, ...Read more


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Could I have uvertis even though eye exam was good?didnt ask about redness since inside eye was good. Side of eyes are red Eyes white before June.

Could I have uvertis even though eye exam was good?didnt ask about redness since inside eye was good. Side of eyes are red Eyes white before June.

Uveitis=pain: Uveitis usually is associated with significant pain not just redness. If you saw an ophthalmologist and they performed a complete exam of your eye they should have been able to see the other findings of uveitis. More common causes of redness that has been going on for several months are allergic reactions, dust exposure, sun exposure, and lack of sleep. ...Read more

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Do lots of people get red eyes, or is it unusual?

Frequent: Eye redness is probably the second most common reason for a visit to an ophthalmologist (#1 is checking for glasses). Your exam will sort out whether you have infection, bleeding, inflammation, allergy or some other problem. The information can be helpful and prevent the spread of infectious conditions. ...Read more

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Why are people with harlequin type ichthyosis disease born with red eyes?

Why are people with harlequin type ichthyosis disease born with red eyes?

The eyelids...: The eyelids of these children often are rolled out and pulled away for the eyes. This exposes the inside surface of the eyelids which is very vascular and causes the eyes to be exposed and become irritated. In addition, the eyes can often bleed. It is a very difficult situation. ...Read more

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I get red eyes when talking to people why ?

I get red eyes when talking to people why ?

Probably dryness: When you concentrate, your blink rate diminishes allowing more tears to evaporate. When talking with people, if you are paying attention, your blink rate diminishes. You may have eyes on the edge of dryness, so that normal blink rate compensates well but when talking,the dryness shows up. ...Read more

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Why do I get red eyes when i swim in the pool?

Red eyes: Probably due to the chlorine which is added to the wateras a disinfectant. ...Read more

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Is it natural to have red eyes in the morning?

Common not natural : There are many causes of red eyes on awakening: -lack of sleep .. Dry eyes...Allergies...Contact lens problems...Infection...If it recurs orcthere is any pain or blurry vision or change in vision you should see your dr right away. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have red eyes?

Red eye contagion: This depends upon the cause. If it is a hemorrhage (bright red, little effect on the vision, almost no discomfort) then there is not problem. If it is a viral conjunctivitis (diffuse redness, irritation, discharge, swelling of the eye lining) then it is contagious and your fellow workers will be very angry if they get it. Your ophthalmologist can sort out the cause and give treatment. ...Read more

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