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Red dot on eye, what is this? I have a red dot on the white of my eye, it looks like a cluster of veins. What is this? What causes this?

Red dot on eye, what is this? I have a red dot on the white of my eye, it looks like a cluster of veins. What is this? What causes this?

A : A cluster of veins suggests an inflamed pinguecula, which is usually caused by exposure to ultraviolet light and other environmental irritants, such as wind. The following link provides an excellent photograph of an inflamed pinguecula. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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I've had my thyroid removed. About 6 years ago. Can that be the cause of red veins on the whites of my eye?

I've had my thyroid removed. About 6 years ago. Can that be the cause of red veins on the whites of my eye?

No association: Having your thyroid removed 6 years ago would have no bearing on your current issues of red veins in the white of your eyes. Could be allergies, infection, or a popped vessel which resolves on its own. See your primary doctor if redness persists. ...Read more

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What causes and can I get rid of all the red veins in my eye?

What causes and can I get rid of all the red veins in my eye?

No: Blood vessels are normal on the white of the eye, and necessary to nourish the tissues. The vessels can become enlarged and more visible due to allergies, irritation, dryness, infections, etc. See your eye doctor to look into the issue. ...Read more

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My daughter white part of the eye isnt white like other people her eye is kind of pink, red vein is visible and a bit of grey. Is this cause by laptop.

My daughter white part of the eye isnt white like other people her eye is kind of pink, red vein is visible and a bit of grey. Is this cause by laptop.

Probably not: There is great variability to the "white" porion of the eyes surface . Some people have thinner sclera resulting in a grey or bluish color. Some people have prominent blood vessel that cause the sy=urface to look red-- this is normal. Other causes can be allergic or dryness. Sometimes prolonged computer use can cause the eye surface to dry out due to decreased blinking. Artificial tear supple. ...Read more

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What could be causes of small blood vessels breakages? Eyes, shoulders, chest, face, there are small vessels breakage and make red spots.

What could be causes of small blood vessels breakages? Eyes, shoulders, chest, face,  there are small vessels breakage and make red spots.

Red Spots - causes.: There are multiple causes of red spots (telangiectasia) of the skin including aging, genetics, sun exposure, hormones and medications. Sometimes no reason can be found. An easy treatment for these (excluding the eyes) is either a topical laser or fine needle radio frequency. They do recur over time. ...Read more

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Http://imageshack.Com/a/img560/3395/gx8f.Jpg i need to find a way to get rid of these under eye veins and redness. I am only 18 and its not right.

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i need to find a way to get rid of these under eye veins and redness. I am only 18 and its not right.

Art tears, sleep: Your linked image doesn't show enough detail to see any blood vessels in the eye or red eye. The most common causes in your age group are dry eye and mild radiation burns from too much computer use. Artificial tears, sleep, and a radiation reducing screen over your monitor should solve your problem. Allergy is a possibility, but you would probably have itchy eyes. ...Read more

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How long does it take for eye redness to go away after excision of nevus on conjunctiva?? Been 3 months since, and my eye is still pink with veins.

How long does it take for eye redness to go away after excision of nevus on conjunctiva?? Been 3 months since, and my eye is still pink with veins.

Depends on size: Depends on size of the area excised.After this period of time,you should return to your surgeon for advice . There may be some drops that will help the injection. ...Read more

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9 month old has redness in right eye. No pain, no discharge, no itchiness. It doesn't brother him. Cluster of red veins right of pupil. How to treat?

9 month old has redness in right eye. No pain, no discharge, no itchiness. It doesn't brother him. Cluster of red veins right of pupil. How to treat?

Bloodshot eye: Leave it alone. It could be a subconjunctival hemorrhage and will get better by itself - could take a week. If he has pain or other symptoms, see the doctor. ...Read more

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Please help! I have red veins in eyes become more irritated?

Please help! I have red veins in eyes become more irritated?

A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. All can start or affect 1 eye first. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Are red veins in eyes due to dry eyes permanent?

Are red veins in eyes due to dry eyes permanent?

Not necessarily: If you can control the dryness with regular usage of artificial tear (preferably single-use without preservative) you may be able to reverse it assuming that's the only reason for the redness. Plugging the duct draining from the eye to the nose may also conserve more tear. Restasis drop (RX) can be very effective if all else failed. ...Read more