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Should i wear contacts? Subconjunctival hemorrhage (bleeding in eye)

Should i wear contacts? Subconjunctival hemorrhage (bleeding in eye)

OK: A sub-conjunctival hemorrhage is not a contraindication to contact lens wear. However, in general, if the eye feels uncomfortable with the lens however, remove the lens until the eye clears up. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Can subconjunctival hemorrhage be related to contacts?

Can subconjunctival hemorrhage be related to contacts?

Contacts and hem.: Soft contact lenses overlap onto the conjunctiva of the eye and could possibly irritate a small superficial vessel that could bleed. Also, the manipulation involved with inserting and removing contacts could cause superficial conjunctival hemorrhage. The hemorrhages clear spontaneously and are mostly a cosmetic issue, as they cannot get into the eye. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear contact lens with a subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Is it safe to wear contact lens with a subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Probably: As long as the overlying tissue is intact & there is no irritation. You should be cleared by your eye dr first to be sure. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear contact lenses when you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Is it safe to wear contact lenses when you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Sometimes: I would caution against wearing a contact lens if you ar having any scratchy sensation or discomfort from the conjuctival hemorrhage. ...Read more

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Help! need to know if there's any way to help subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Help! need to know if there's any way to help subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Time: A subconjunctival hemorrhage has to reabsorb in its own good time, usually 7-10 days. There is no "get the red out" drop.Avoid rubbing the eyes so you do not dislodge the clot and rebleed. ...Read more

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Does subconjunctival hemorrhage usually cause many symptoms?

No: Usually it does not, unless it is from excess rubbing from ocular irritation. Consider an evaluation with your eye doctor if it is recurrent because you may have a bleeding disorder or something serious. ...Read more

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What is subconjunctival hemorrhage?

What is subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Blood under conj: Blood under conjunctiva (thin tissue that covers white of eye & inside of lids). May be due to injury, straining (coughing, lifting vomiting) or disease process. Often, however, the cause is not known. The redness is profound & blood color & may cover entire white of eye. Usually painless, this problem will clear on its own but this may take weeks. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: subconjunctival hemorrhage?

See Below: This is when a blood vessel along the outer surface of the eye breaks, causing blood to ooze out into the space between the conjunctiva and the sclera. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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