2 doctors weighed in:

What is the meaning of conjunctival hyperemia? Is there too much blood there?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Redness.

Conjunctival hyperemia is one form of what results in a "red" eye.
The term "hyperemia" refers to an engorgement of the blood vessels in any part of the body. In this case it is in the conjunctivae. It is a sign of inflammation in the part of the body where the "hyperemia" is present. The blood vessels are engorged as a result of additional inflammatory cells accumulating in the blood vessels.

In brief: Redness.

Conjunctival hyperemia is one form of what results in a "red" eye.
The term "hyperemia" refers to an engorgement of the blood vessels in any part of the body. In this case it is in the conjunctivae. It is a sign of inflammation in the part of the body where the "hyperemia" is present. The blood vessels are engorged as a result of additional inflammatory cells accumulating in the blood vessels.
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
Thank
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Ophthalmology

In brief: Eye redness

Conjunctival hperemia is redness of the lining of the eyelid or eye itself.
There are blood vessels that become engorged due to many causes. Please see your eye doctor and have a great day!

In brief: Eye redness

Conjunctival hperemia is redness of the lining of the eyelid or eye itself.
There are blood vessels that become engorged due to many causes. Please see your eye doctor and have a great day!
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Board Certified,
384K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors