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How long does it take to get rid of blood in eye from broken blood vessel?

How long does it take to get rid of blood in eye from broken blood vessel?

Varies: Blood from a broken vessel in the eye, subconjunctival hemorrhage, can take few days-weeks to completely disappear. It is similar to getting a bruise elsewhere on your body. It can take longer if you are on blood thinner such as aspirin. ...Read more

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How do I safely get rid of this blood vessel under my eye?

How do I safely get rid of this blood vessel under my eye?

Laser: You have the option of having these veins treated with a laser such as the 1064nm long pulsed laser. I also know of some physicians that will inject with a sclerosant. I tend to use the laserfor these. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a busted blood vessel in my eye?

How do I get rid of a busted blood vessel in my eye?

Time: Unfortunately, about the only thing you can do is wait this one out. You may want to use eyedrops, such as artificial tears, if you have an itchy feeling in your eye. Beyond that, it will take 10 to 14 days for the blood to be reabsorbed. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of a busted blood vessel in my eye?

Is there a way to get rid of a busted blood vessel in my eye?

Time: A burst blood vessel (conjunctival) is like a bruise and it takes time for the blood to be broken down and reabsorbed. Retinal burst blood vessels may need treatment to prevent sequelae. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of red / purple under my eyes and also what looks like a little blood vessel under one eye. I'm a guy so make up isn't an option.?

How do I get rid of red / purple under my eyes and also what looks like a little blood vessel under one eye. I'm a guy so make up isn't an option.?

Multiple treatment: If you have allergies, take zyrtec (cetirizine) daily for your "shiners" (dilated blood vessels). A nose spray like Veramyst may help. Get plenty of sleep. Cut out alcohol/caffeine/nicotine. Exercise, lose weight, get in shape. See an aesthetician about laser-ablating your prominent blood vessel and getting specific eye-care cream. This has to be a whole-life approach to preserving your youthful look! ...Read more

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I've had a broken blood vessel in my eye for more than 3 years already, there's sometimes pressure in the eye it's in. What can I do to get it removed?

I've had a broken blood vessel in my eye for more than 3 years already, there's sometimes pressure in the eye it's in. What can I do to get it removed?

Three years!!!!!! '!!: If it's simply, a broken capillary (small vessel) in the underside of the covering layer of the eye (sub conjunctival hemorrhage), it is not serious and will go away within 3 weeks. Why can it still be seen? Why do u feel pressure? You should have seen an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) a long time ago. Go! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of enlarged, or large gathering of blood vessels in the eye safely?

How do you get rid of enlarged, or large gathering of blood vessels in the eye safely?

Cause?: These should be examined first. Could be some sort of hemangioma, sentinel vessel leading to a cancer, increased episcleral venous pressure, infection, inflammation, allergy, etc. ...Read more

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Broken blood vessel in eye, should I be concerned?

Broken blood vessel in eye, should I be concerned?

Broken blood vessels: This does not affect the vision, or eye pressure. More frequent in those on prophylactic Aspirin therpay. See you eye care professional. ...Read more

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How can I heal broken blood vessel in my eye?

How can I heal broken blood vessel in my eye?

Time will heal: Think of this as a very visible "bruise" which will slowly, usually in a week, change color and fade away. If especially large, it can resemble a blood blister and become raised. It can also migrate across the surface of the eye since there is little under the clear membrane to keep it localized. In some people, if it's large, I have seen it creep into the lower lid skin with gravity. ...Read more

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Should you exercise with a broken blood vessel in your eye?

Should you exercise with a broken blood vessel in your eye?

Fine: A simple subconjunctival hemorrhage is benign ; can use otc tears 3-4x/day till gone ; exercise without restriction. However, true eversion movements should be avoided. ...Read more

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I've had a broken blood vessel in my eye for years. Is there any cure?

I've had a broken blood vessel in my eye for years. Is there any cure?

Broken blood vessel?: Patients with dry eyes and allergies can rub their eyes and experience recurrent broken blood vessels from the physical trauma of rubbing the eyes. In some patients it can be due to elevated inr (too much coumadin) or excessive use of Aspirin or ibuprofen. Treating the dry eye or allergies can reduce this. If you have easy bruising or bleeding, check with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What does a broken blood vessel in the eye mean?

What does a broken blood vessel in the eye mean?

Usually nothing: Sub conjunctival hemorrhage is a common condition. It may be due to blood pressure ore eye pressure. But usually a cause is not found. Any valsalva maneuver may cause a capillary to break, even heavy lifting or constipation. It is usually benign. But have your eyes checked. ...Read more

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Could violent vomiting cause a broken blood vessel in my eyeball?

Could violent vomiting cause a broken blood vessel in my eyeball?

Yes: Any activity which can significantly increase the pressure in your head or chest, like violent sneezing, coughing, or vomiting, could be related to a subconjunctival hemorrhage (broken blood vessel). These will not affect your eyesight, and should clear in 7-10 days. It is more likely if the person has high blood pressure, or is taking blood thinners. No treatment is required in most cases. ...Read more

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Is it okay to wear contacts with a broken blood vessel in the eye?

Is it okay to wear contacts with a broken blood vessel in the eye?

Yes but......: If the hemorrhage is large enough to be elevated, the contact may not fit well and could cause problems. ...Read more

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Should I worry about a small broken blood vessel only eye? Pinhead size spot on my eyeball

Should I worry about a small broken blood vessel only eye? Pinhead size spot on my eyeball

No: If small bruise (subconjunctival hemorrhage) is not causing any symptoms other than its presence, I would not worry about it. It should completely resolve after 7 to 14 days. Again it should not cause any untoward symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of wearing contact lens when you have a broken blood vessel in the eye. My eye feels fine and vision is fine too. Just ugly.

Odd question: How do you know you have a "broken blood vessel in the eye? " Did your ophthalmologist tell you this? Some of the potential complications of contact lens wear include corneal epithelial problems and infectious keratitis. There are no blood vessels inside the cornea. It is a layer of keratin which must be clear to allow unimpeded passage of light through the lens to reach the retina. ...Read more

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Why might I wake up with a broken blood vessel (?) in my eye? Sat. Am 1/3 my right eye was blood red. Lessening each day but sunday it 'felt' odd2blink

Why might I wake up with a broken blood vessel (?) in my eye? Sat. Am 1/3 my right eye was blood red. Lessening each day but sunday it 'felt' odd2blink

Coughed or sneezed?: At times, a forceful sneeze or cough can rupture a blood vessel under membrance of the eye--conjuntiva. It is rather common and often causes no pain, only a scary looking eye. Often resolves completely w/o problems. Sometime, there is quite a bit of blood causing a thickening area and thus one can feel something there during a blink/eye movement etc...
If u r concerned, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should I go to the doctor if I have a broken blood vessel in my eye?

Should I go to the doctor if I have a broken blood vessel in my eye?

Maybe: If you've had one before, it's a red spot on the white part of the eye that is asymptomatic (only noticed by someone else or in the mirror), that does not affect vision or cause pain, etc. And has been worked up before, then maybe not. ...Read more

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