When the optic nerve bleeds

In a glaucomatous eye, a disc hemorrhage is a sign of trouble, indicating that the glaucoma is active and progression is likely.   However, disc hemorrhages can also occur in diabetic or hypertensive patients.   A disc hemorrhage is a sign of damage rather than something that is treated.   Identifying the systemic cause is important, so bloodContinue reading “When the optic nerve bleeds”

Bleeding in your eye

Bleeding inside your eye can indicate an underlying systemic condition!   Blood work-up is necessary, as well as a consult with your primary care physician.