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Is it okay to have permanent visible blood vessels in the sclera of the eye?

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Dr. Elizabeth Holland
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

As long as the blood vessel is not associated with a growth on the eye.

In brief: Yes

As long as the blood vessel is not associated with a growth on the eye.
Dr. Elizabeth Holland
Dr. Elizabeth Holland
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Eye vessels

Most people think that the sclera is exposed on an eye.
Actually it is covered with a transparent membrane, the conjunctiva, which is well supplied with blood vessels. This is what people think are vessels on the eye. The pattern varies with each person and only needs attention when the vessels on one eye are dramatically at variance from the other eye.

In brief: Eye vessels

Most people think that the sclera is exposed on an eye.
Actually it is covered with a transparent membrane, the conjunctiva, which is well supplied with blood vessels. This is what people think are vessels on the eye. The pattern varies with each person and only needs attention when the vessels on one eye are dramatically at variance from the other eye.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes.

Everyone has them. Some are more prominent than others.

In brief: Yes.

Everyone has them. Some are more prominent than others.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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