Subconjunctival heme

A subconjunctival hemorrhage occurs when a tiny blood vessel breaks just underneath the clear surface of your eye (conjunctiva). This looks much worse than it really is. There’s usually no obvious harm to your eye and there’s no treatment. Even a strong sneeze or cough can cause a blood vessel to break in the eye.Continue reading “Subconjunctival heme”

When your eye bleeds

A subconjunctival hemorrhage occurs when a tiny blood vessel breaks just underneath the clear surface of your eye (conjunctiva).  Your eye might feel sore, but there is usually no pain, blurry vision, or discharge.  You may not even realize you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage until you look in the mirror and notice the white partContinue reading “When your eye bleeds”

A Bloody Eye

A bloody eye can be caused by a blood vessel that leaks underneath the white part of your eye (conjunctiva).   It causes alarm, but most cases do not require treatment and do not threaten vision.  Although it is not always possible to identify the source of the problem, some potential causes of subconjunctival hemorrhage include:Continue reading “A Bloody Eye”