Related Questions

Can you have pink eye and then have blood shot eyes remain two weeks after?

Yes. Pink eye can last up to two weeks. There are certain forms of this condition that can cause bloodshot eyes. As long as there is not pain or decreased vision, and you are not experiencing blood pressure issues, it should resolve within a few weeks of onset. Certain medications can also cause this, so you may want to get this evaluated. Read more...
Possible . But if it continues much longer you should be evaluated for other types of conjunctivitis that may require treatment. Read more...

Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my blood shot eyes until I can see a doctor?

Depends. If the eyes are red (looking in the mirror) and have no other symptoms you need do nothing. If it is hemorrhage under the conjunctiva, nothing will work - it will absorb by itself. If infectious or allergic redness, then an anti-allergic drop like zaditor (ketotifen) might help. An ophthalmologist can determine if it is infectious and whether you need an anti-biotic. Read more...
Anti Allergy drops. Eye allergies are a very common cause of blood shot eyes, especially in late winter early spring. I would avoid ocular decongestants such with naphthazoline but ketotiphen containing drops like alaway, zaditor (ketotifen) can help. Read more...
Artifical tears. The best thing to use is artificial tears as they contain no drugs and therefore cannot cause any harm. Other medications can make the diagnosis of the problem more difficult for the eye doctor as they will change the things they see when they examine your eye. Read more...

I've been feeling more tired and have some blood shot eyes. When should I see the doctor?

When persistent. Fatigue lowers the tear flow and causes some eye redness. As long as your vision is not affected or the eyes do not hurt or have pus in them, then you can wait a few days for it to clear. And get some relief from topical lubricant eyedrops. If persistent then see your ophthalmologist. Read more...