Is any treatment needed for bloodshot eyes?

Probably. Depends on the cause. If from "pink eye"-time & maybe antibiotic eye drops. If from allergies-tx w/ allergy med. If from subconjunctival hemorrhage (tiny broken blood vessel in 1 eye only)-heals on it's own w/in 2 wks. If from corneal abrasion or ulcer-need to see eye doc for tx. If from lack of sleep-sleep more. If from contacts-wear glasses more. If not improving w/ initial tx-pls see your doc.

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Do I have bloodshot eyes or just bad coloring?

See eye doctor. Probably blood vessels that are more obvious with irritation from dry eyes or infection. Try artificial tears 4x a day and if no improvement, see eye doc. Read more...

What causes bloodshot eyes and how do you clear it if longterm?

Bloodshot eyes. Bloodshot eyes can be caused by many issues. See an eye doctor for further evaluation and treatment. Read more...

How can you prevent bloodshot eyes?

Depends on the cause. The are many causes for 'bloodshot eyes'. It can be a symptom of a systemic problem such as a thyroid condition. It can be caused by allergies, dry eye, inflammation or a sign of an infection. I suggest a thorough eye evaluation to determine the cause. Read more...

What are the causes of chronic red, bloodshot eyes?

Many. Chronic means there is something persistent and ongoing to continuously cause the redness. Possibilities include allergic exposure, eye dryness and conjunctival inflammation. You might start with over the counter, anti-allergic drops for the eyes. If this fails see your ophthalmologist . I am assuming that your vision is not affected. If it is, seek an ophthalmologist right away. Read more...