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I smoke cigarettes and I have a broken eye vessel. It is healing slowly. Should I use a cold/warm compressant to help speed the healing?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology

In brief: You can

It is not necessary to treat a subconjunctival hemorrhage.
You can use a warm compress on it, if desired.

In brief: You can

It is not necessary to treat a subconjunctival hemorrhage.
You can use a warm compress on it, if desired.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine

In brief: Broken eye vessel

Most commonly a broken blood vessel is caused by a subconjuntival hemmorrhage that causes the white part of the eye to be blood shot--but does not impair vision.
Typically lasts 7-12 days.

In brief: Broken eye vessel

Most commonly a broken blood vessel is caused by a subconjuntival hemmorrhage that causes the white part of the eye to be blood shot--but does not impair vision.
Typically lasts 7-12 days.
Dr. Tom Harrington
Dr. Tom Harrington
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