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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Wear Contact Lenses When You Have A Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

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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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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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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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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

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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 ok to work out if I have a subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Is it ok to work out if I have a subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Most likely yes: If it is isolated and not related to injury or underlying disease you should be fine. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a subconjunctival hemorrhage?

See an eye doctor: See an eye doctor to make sure that that's all it is. If it is only a subconjunctival hemorrhage, then time will resolve this (usually several days). ...Read more