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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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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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What can I do for my red and itchy eyelids?

blephphoto      Red, Itchy, swollen eyelids are often due to a condition called blepharitis. Click HERE to watch a video that describes the symptoms and treatment.  Blepharitis tends to be a chronic condition due to thick eyelid mucous gland production that sticks to the bases of the eyelashes.  This adherent mucous...
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Are you suffering from red, itchy eyelids?

Are you suffering from red, itchy eyelids?
Red, Itchy, swollen eyelids are usually due to a condition called blepharitis.  It tends to be a chronic condition due to thick eyelid mucous gland production that sticks to the bases of the eyelashes.  This adherent mucous can allow bacteria to overgrow and also attract and retain allergens.  The standard treatment...
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