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The Whites Of My Eyes Are Red
At gym doing ab machine and got extreme head pounding and the whites in my eyes turned red. What's that mean, the eye part exactly thank you!
Hemorrhage: If the vision is ok, then you have probably leaked a little blood from the veins over the whites of your eyes. This is benign and will go away in 4-10 days. However if the vision is disturbed, or the eyes are painful, then you should see an ophthalmologist right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whites of my eyes been turning red since July. I went to get eye exam, dialited eyes, and eyes are fine.Could it be from I'm on my ipad 12+ hours aday?
Over the last few months I have had headaches and the whites if my eyes are always red. I am a 50 year old female.
Headaches: Hard to tell from your description as to what the headaches are from. See your primary doctor for a check up as the first step. If thats normal then you may need to see a neurologist to evaluate cluster headaches as a source of both symptoms ...Read more
What damage can high blood pressure have on eyes? Whites of my eyes get blurry & blood red. I think it is my blood pressure but others say allergies.
Significant damage: Hypertension may cause damage to the retina by damaging the blood supply to the retina. This can cause retinal hemorrhage, blurring of vision and even complete loss of vision. Also, can cause optic neuropathy. It can also lead to fluid build up in the choroid, needing surgery. Allergy presents with runny nose, reddening of conjunctiva and sclera, itching and watering of eyes, sneezing etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm new to contacts and have noticed that the whites of my eyes have been getting redder and have also noticed a yellow tinge in some spots?
Contact solution: It takes a while to get used to contacts but if you feel it's bad then you may be reacting to the contact lens solution so try a different one or see your doctor. Of course infection is a possibility but you'll know it if there is a discharge. I'm guessing that the yellow spots have always been there but you never looked so closely. ...Read more
Two separate issues: Bags under the eyes are usually caused by the herniation of fat through the infra orbital septum and cosmesis can be improved by blepharoplasty surgery where the fat is removed. Examintion can rule out other causes of baggy eyelids. Chronic red eyes are frequently from dry eye syndrome and an eye exam can confirm the diagnosis and eliminate more serious causes for a red eye. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tired/dry: Prolonged visual activities often lead to fatigue, dryness, and blurry vision. Sometimes eye strain results in headaches. Give yourself a break and look away from the monitor, use some artificial tear drops for eye irritation. Better yet, limit the amount of TV viewing you do. ...Read more
Tears, time: While crying, the eyes become red. This is mostly caused by engorgement of blood vessels on the white of the eye as part of normal crying. The redness subsides naturally in a matter of minutes to hours (especially if you have been rubbing the eyes while crying). Artificial tears may soothe the sting from excess tears, but will not significantly speed up the resolution of the redness. ...Read more
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