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Is My Eye Bleeding?

subconj heme We commonly see patients who come in saying that their eye is bleeding.  Patients are usually referring to the white part of their eyes which has turned bright red. The conjunctiva is the outermost layer of the eye and contains very fine blood vessels.  If one of these blood vessels breaks, then...
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Dry Eyes or Allergies: Which do I Have?

redeye Dry Eyes or Allergies: Which do I have? As an eye doctor, diagnosing a red eye can be challenging.  Are we dealing with an infection, allergy, inflammation or dryness? One of the most common questions I get is, “Doc, my eyes are red, burning, itchy, and tearing. Is this dry...
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Ocular Allergies at the Jersey Shore

Ocular Allergies at the Jersey ShoreOcular allergies are among the most common eye conditions from which people of all ages suffer. Though typically worse in the high allergy seasons of spring and summer due to new plants sprouting, for some people these problems can last year-round. This is especially true for people who have allergies to...
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Red Eye: Should I go to the Emergency Room?

mud in your eyeAt some point, you might have been the victim of this scenario: you rub your eye really hard, or walk into something, or just wake up with a red, painful, swollen eye. However it happened, your eye is red, you’re possibly in pain, and you’re worried. What do you do next?...
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