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Doctor insights on: What Causes Perpetually Red Eyes

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What are the causes of red eyes?

What are the causes of red eyes?

Too many to list: Holy cow, there are so many answers to this question, there is not enough room to even list all the most common causes. You should narrow down your question with associated symptoms, or go see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What causes red eyes after shower?

What causes red eyes after shower?

Multiple factors: There are multiple factors. Certainly getting soap or other chemicals into the eyes will make them red. Just the heat from the steam and hot water is enough to dilate the blood vessels of the conjunctiva which makes the eyes look red. ...Read more

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What can cause me to have red eyes?

Red = Irritation: Redness is due to dilation of blood vessels and can occur with irritation. Irritation may stem from dryness, chemical exposure, allergy, autoimmune disorder, glaucoma, uveitis, viral conjunctivitis, bacterial conjunctivitis, surgery, trauma, uv exposure or burn, infection, and much much more. A good eye doc can help you narrow it down. ...Read more

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What causes red eyes during the day?

What causes red eyes during the day?

Dry eyes: Could be allergy, but more common is dry eyes from being on the computer, reading, forgetting to blink. The tears are needed to bring nutrition to the cornea (clear window) and take away waste products and debris from the world. When they can't or don't, the conjunctiva tries to do that work by making the blood vessels larger. Blink, use artificial tears, but most of all do not rub! ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are the factors that cause red eyes?

Help please? I want to know what are the factors that cause red eyes?

Red eyes : Many causes- can be associated with infection, inflammation , allergies or dryness caused by medication , allergies or inflammation. It is a good idea to get your eyes examined to determine what the cause of the redness is soas to treat appropriately. ...Read more

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What causes red eyes after sleep?

What causes red eyes after sleep?

Dry eye-blepharitis: Drying can occur during sleeping, especially if someones eyes do not close completely. Actually, pretty common issue especially if some one has had eyelid surgery in past. Also, lid blepharits is common. Try some otc systane liquigel drops or systane gel at bed. If problem persists, see your eye doc. ...Read more

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Can red eyes caused by dry eyes be reversed?

Can red eyes caused by dry eyes be reversed?

Red eyes/dry: Any vision changes? pain? For dry eyes can try topical lubircant's like Systane -over the counter. Buy individual vials. Sometimes for severe cases Restasis is prescribed. If you have red eyes also need to check for an inflammatory or autoimmune process like epislceritis, iriitis or anterior uveitis or glaucoma which need further treatment f/u w/ optometrist/ ophthamologist w/in 24 hrs ...Read more

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Could having red eyes during the day be caused by sunburn to the eyes?

Could having red eyes during the day be caused by sunburn to the eyes?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more