Top 20 Doctor insights on: Red veins in the eye

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Are teeny tiny red veins in your eye normal?

Are teeny tiny red veins in your eye normal?

Yes: The slera (white part of the eye) is covered by the conjunctiva which has blood vessels. These are not usually noticed unless there is irritation or some other cause for swelling. ...Read more

Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Could use expert help with why this red vein under my eye?

Could use expert help with why this red vein under my eye?

Red eye: This could be due to a normal anatomical appearance if it is unilateral, one eye only. Would suggest you see an ophthalmologist who can make this determination or see if something else is happening and treat it accordeingly. ...Read more

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I've been having red veins in my eye for months. What can it be?

I've been having red veins in my eye for months. What can it be?

Vision is priceless: Simple rubbing of your eye can cause some redness, but often resolves quickly. Allergies can cause redness, so does infection etc. Persistent redness/prominent vessels wtih symptoms--pain/discomfort, vision trouble etc...Should be checked by doc. If this something new, especially if only on one side, consult doc for eval. Don't ignore this--vision is priceless. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you make those red veins on your eye ball go away?

How can you make those red veins on your eye ball go away?

Not too easily: Veins are there to nourish the structures of the eye but at times they can become prominent if there is dryness allergy etc. Otc moisture drops used regularly can help cut down the redness. If there is very prominent redness an ophthalmologist should be seen. ...Read more

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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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What can I do for unusual prominent red veins in eye?

What can I do for unusual prominent red veins in eye?

Eye veins: Sometimes allergy is a culprit. More often, the use of "get the red out" eye drops is a more common cause. Avoid using these drops because they will lead to chronic red eyes when you don't use them. ...Read more

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Why suddenly would there lots of red veins in my right eye?

Why suddenly would there lots of red veins in my right eye?

Dilated eye vessels: Dilation of the blood vessels in the eye is usually related to inflammation especially if the change is acute in nature. Many issues can cause this so I would see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have rather quickly developed a lot of red veins in my right eye (and some in my left). Any ideas for the reason?

I have rather quickly developed a lot of red veins in my right eye (and some in my left). Any ideas for the reason?

Redness has many. .: Causes. Is this associated with pain? This really needs to be seen to determine the cause. If painful it could be very serious. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of two red veins in the white of eye?

What can I do to get rid of two red veins in the white of eye?

Dry: There are a number of reasons for dilation of blood vessels on the conjunctiva (white part of eye). Some of the common reasons are simple conditions such as dryness or blepharitis (inflammation of the eyelids). Other reasons can include growths such as pingueculum or pterygium. Certain inflammatory conditions can also be possible causes, along with thyroid disease among other conditions. ...Read more

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I've always had dark circles but I all of a sudden I noticed today a red vein showing under my left eye. Both eyes have red lines/indents under them?

I've always had dark circles but I all of a sudden I noticed today a red vein showing under my left eye. Both eyes have red lines/indents under them?

The best way to: Make the diagnosis on Healthtap is to take Pictures
of the region around the eye. Try to ask for the eye doctor on call. Best of health ...Read more

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Woke up with my lots of red veins all over my right eye (on white part) any home remedies? Or do I have to go to the hospital : (I'm scared nvr had ths

Woke up with my lots of red veins all over my right eye (on white part) any home remedies? Or do I have to go to the hospital : (I'm scared nvr had ths

Any pain?: There are many reasons for redness in the eye which can be as simple as dryness. If you have no pain and no change in your vision, I'd recommend starting with using some over the counter artificial tears in the eye. You can try a cool compress as well. ...Read more

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What is causing red veins, pain, and pus in my eye?

Keratoconjunctivitis: Your description sounds like keratoconjunctivitis which an infection of the cornea and conjunctiva. This can be serious so see an eye doctor. ...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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My daughter white part of the eye isn't 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 isn't 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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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.

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.

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

Dr. Ted King
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