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Occasional Red Eye
I woke up 2days ago with a red eye. No pains no itches no discharge, just redness. What are the possible causes.
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
My eyes are always red even when I don't ware my contacts I use eye drp for contacts and for red eye and it does not go away?
Red eye: Your eyes may be red for several reasons. 1) they may be dry. 2) they may be irritated from the contacts. 3) they may be lacking oxygen due the contacts 4) you may have allergies. Most otc drops for redness have temporary effects and may cause rebound redness. Use artficial tears, take your contacts out when they hurt, and don't sleep in them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
GPC: This is probably a contact lens overwear situation, and may be a problem called gpc (giant papillary conjunctivitis). The first thing to do is stop the contact lenses! then see a doctor for treatment. This is probably not pink eye, which is why your pink eye drops don't help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Subconjunctival heme: If there is a patch of red on the surface of your eye, and your vision is unaffected, and you have no pain, it is possible that you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage -- essentially a bruise on your eyeball. You should see an eye md for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red eyes: "More Red eyes than others" can be due to genetic blood vessel patterns differences, chronic dry eyes, pterygia or pinguecula (growth on surface of eye), inflammation in eye or body. See eyeMD to rule out more concerning reasons. Eyedoc2020@blogspot.com has more info if due to dry eyes: see "Lid Hygiene" ...Read more
Depends: "Red eye" comes in many forms, some relatively benign & others severe & sight threatening. Treatment mainly depends on symptoms & vision change. If you've bruised your eyeball (red blotch) without pain & vision change, you may just observe and trial artificial tears for soothing. Allergies & dry eye redness may respond to antihistamine drops and artificial tears. An exam is best to figure this out ...Read more
Red eye morning: The most common causes of red eye in the morning are: not enough sleep, blepharitis, allergy, dry eye, eyes opening while sleeping. An eye MD can help you sort it out. In the meantime, get enough sleep. Blepharitis is treated with warm compresses in the evening followed by scrubbing the base of the eyelashes with a cotton swab dipped in diluted baby shampoo. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. ...Read more
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