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Right Eye Is Red
See doctor: See optometry or ophthalmology in the morning. Try refresh tears 1 drop as much as needed. Is over the counter. ...Read more
My right eye is red and it's in so much pain but only on the right side of my right eye why is that?
Several possibilitie: Is your vision affected? Is there light sensitivity? This could be an external infection or inflammation or it could be an internal inflammation termed iritis or uveitis. It could also be a condition termed scleritis. These need to be sorted out by your ophthalmologists especially if the vision is diminished. ...Read more
Allergy: It sounds like you have an eye allergy. If you are using any drops or cream on that side you may need to stop. Use cold compressors, and use an allergy drop OTC like Alaway or Zadidor 2x per day. Avoid rubbing it if you sleep on that side you may need to replace your old pillow. ...Read more
Get an eye exam: There are many causes of eye redness, but not many causes of eye redness with vision loss and no other symptoms. Some types of inflammation in the eye or of the cornea (the clear part of the eye) can cause redness and poor vision without the usual symptoms of pain, light sensitivity, or a sensation that something has scratched the eye. Some contact lens users have this, so get it checked asap. ...Read more
My right eye is red and it will not stop watering, it also hurts when I blink, close my eyes, pr when it is exposed to any kind of light.?
Inflammation: Your eye could have one of several things. You might have uveitis, an internal sterile inflammation which can be serious. You might have corneal ulcer, a focal infection needing antibiotics. You could have viral conjunctivitis, or allergy. You should see your ophthalmologist as soon as possible to get diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
3-4 wks ago I was prescribed vigamox 0.5% for my red right eye. I wore my new contacts yesterday fine but today my right eye is red again. What to do?
Depends: Vigamox is a antibiotics for bacterial conjunctivitis. If you had a corneal ulcer then antibiotics is the option. You need to follow up with your doctor to make sure your eye issue has been resolved. Corneal ulcer is common with contact lens wearer especially with overnight use. You may have allergy or dry eyes which Vigamox will not help. ...Read more
Difficult: Its difficult to say without seeing the eye in person. Most causes of eye redness will resolve with supportive treatment. Reasons to see a doctor include eye pain, loss of vision, persistent symptoms or thick mucus discharge. ...Read more
My right eye is red and watery for the past week and a half. There has been no trauma to it. What could it be?
Possible infection: This is how ordinary conjunctivitis (pink eye) first appears. If the vision is OK and there is no pus in the discharge, then that is very likely at your age This is contagious but will spontaneously heal itself. If it persists another week then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I have dizziness that lasted several minutes, it happened yesterday; today, my right eye is red. What can it be?
Dizzyness: The two are probably not related but if the symptoms persist you should see your family physician as a starting point. ...Read more
What to do if I have some problem and need helpful answer. My right eye is red already more than 1 month I visit 2 doctors?
Allergies: Redness in eye can be caused by foreign body, allergy, infection, bleeding under the conjunctiva., dry eyes, use of Contact lens. Other conditions are more serious: Glaucoma, uveitis etc. If you have Accompanying pain, blurred vision, discharge, light senstivity etc. You need to see an Ophthalmologist. ...Read more
The bottom left of my right eye is red and hurts and there is not a bump what do I do when I touch the top eye lid it hurts
My right eye is red but its not itchy it feels sore. Is it too much watching television or playing computer?
I just woke up yesterday and my eye left eye is red, no itch no burn nothing and today my right eye getting red too, what should I do?
My son was treated for bacterial conjuctivitis today is last day of medicine but now the outside corner of right eye is red what is this?
Outer corner of right eye is red and has been for 3 weeks. It doesn't hurt but sometimes burns and itches. No discharge either, what could it be?
My right eye is red, itchy, flaky sometimes slightly swollen in the morning, but then the swelling goes down as the day progresses. What is wrong?
Blepharitis: You should see your eye doctor right away to see if your symptoms are caused by an infection, dermatitis, an inflammation of the skin around the eye, or blepharitis, a condition where you can build up crusting and/or mucous around the eyes due to dysfunctional glands in the eyelids. The condition you have will determine the proper treatment. ...Read more
Right eye is red, smaller, waters and burns, especially at night and when I'm tired. It's been happening for years but now it's getting worse. Help!
Please see ophthalmo: Please see an ophthalmologist - this is a MD -medical eye doctor ...Read more
The inner corner of my right eye is red, sore and feels as if something is irritating it but even after eye drops it doesn't clear?
Red eye: You need to see an eye specialist as soon as you can. If there there is a long wait to get in, have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more
Pain under upper right eye lid yesterday, the right side of my right eye is red. It hurts when I touch my eye lid, and feels sore when I blink?
Lacrimal caruncle in my right eye is red and inflamed for two days. I figured it would go away but it hurts to touch or blink and feels tired. Help!!?
Lacrimal carbuncle: You should see an ophthalmologist pronto! If you have access to an ophthalmological ER that would be the place to be seen. We are talking about your eye here. Don't dawdle! ...Read more