Redness In Eyes

About "Redness In Eyes"

The eyes become red when the tiny blood vessels in the eye get swollen or irritated. The common causes of redness in the eyes are dry air, sun exposure, allergy, infection, dust, sneezing, and coughing. Some of the severe conditions that cause this are glaucoma, eye injury, scratched cornea, and bleeding problems.

Related Terms: Dry Eyes, Watering From Eyes, Allergy In Eyes, Antibiotic Eye Drops, Eye Infection, Headache, Artificial Tears

Recently Answered Questions

I have burning and redness in eye with blurred vision. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, About every year, I have this problem but this year it is there for a long time. I am a girl that have these eye problems. Burning eyes and redness of the eye, puffing around the eyes with pain, tears from the involuntary eye, blurred vision, and the doctor did not diagnose my problem. S...  Read Full »
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Since you mentioned that you get this problem every year, this suggests the cause as seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. This problem frequently causes dry eyes, which causes a feeling of burning sensation. So all these problems go hand in hand. To be honest, there is no...  Read Full »
What are the causes for redness in eyes?
Query: Hi doctor, My eyes are red and sore for the past four days. It was really painful till yesterday. As I did not work in the computer and started to use eye refresher I am not getting bad headaches and eye pain anymore. When I change the focus, it is sore and is still really red. I have no idea about ...  Read Full »
Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are many causes for redness of eyes mainly allergy, infection, inflammation, dry eyes, etc. Redness + itching - allergy. Redness + pain + watering + decreased vision - infection. Redness + pain - inflammation. Redness + foreign body sensation - dryness. If there is ...  Read Full »
How long will it take for the redness in eye due to dog scratch to go?
Query: Hello doctor,My dog scratched my eye two days ago. Since then it has gotten very red on the right side. I have been flushing it with eye drops and all pain was gone after a few hours. How long will it take until it is no longer red?  Read Full »
Dr. Rasmi
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As I see in photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity), you have something which we call it subconjunctival hemorrhage. It is just a drop of blood under the conjunctiva. It will go itself in a few days (about five). But in the photo, I could not define i...  Read Full »
My wife has peculiar headache near left ear. What is it?
Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 35 years old. She is 5 feet and weighs 50 kg. She is having a peculiar pain for the past six to eight months. The pain is located just above the left ear and 2 cm beside the left eye. Earlier, the pain use to occur once in one to two months. Usual timing for this pain is bedt...  Read Full »
Dr. Lalit Bansal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Headache which you have described could be migraines. I would need to know answer of few questions which would help me in getting to the right diagnosis. Any history of headache (HA) in your wife's family or your children? How does the headache feel - throbbing, pulsati...  Read Full »
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Dr. Sirisha

Breathing Problems Sounds near the chest while breathing without any breathing difficulty and noisy breathing are normal in a newborn. These conditions do not require any treatment. Nasal drops are sufficient in most cases. Conditions that require attention are: Fast breathing. Change of color ...  Read Article »
My eyes becomes red and itchy whenever I visit my hometown. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, My eyes become red and itchy whenever I visit my hometown. They remain fine when I am in the city where I work. But as soon as I visit my hometown, they become red in a day or two. I have the problem for about two to three years. There are no pollens present here, and the climate is the...  Read Full »
Dr. Skandha Harshita
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are suffering from seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. Although you do not have pollens or any visible allergens in your area, your eye is already sensitized previously. Allergic conjunctivitis can trigger spontaneously. Reduce the sensitivity of the eye to such aller...  Read Full »
There is dirt in my eyes every evening and eyes are red. Please help me.
Query: Hello doctor, I got this eye problem three days ago. I do not know what happens but when it is evening, I notice that there is a frequent watery eye dirt in my eyes, sometimes it is a little bit only and sometimes a lot. But, it is very frequent like every minute like that. So that the veins in my ...  Read Full »
Dr. Rasmi
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I do not know whether the dirt is white or yellow. However, it seems to be allergic. For this, I suggest you can use (Sodium Cromoglycate or antihistamine) drops. Wash your eyes with water (not warm) as well. If no result, the problem may be an infection. Most proba...  Read Full »
I have dry eyes and feel heaviness and pain. What can be done?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 42 years old female going through dry eyes for the past 45 days. I have been to three different doctors but no relief. I feel heaviness in the eyes along with pain and redness. I have been given a gel and a tube (Systane eye drop and Ara gel). Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Zubair A Shaikh
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Dry eye syndrome is a condition which can best be managed but cannot be treated, since it is caused by multiple factors like age, environment, etc. The good thing is that it is not dangerous. You are already using Systane (Propylene glycol) and Ara gel (Hydroxypropyl me...  Read Full »
I have eye redness, discharge, and dry eyes. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I was prescribed Pred Forte (four times a day for 15 days), Gatifloxacin (three times a day for seven days), and Lubistar eye drops for eye redness, discharge, and dry eyes. I completed the dosage. Now, after three days of dose completion, my eyes are worse than before. The white part...  Read Full »
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The fact that your eyelids get stuck together on waking up in the morning suggests that you are having infective conjunctivitis. Although Pred Forte (Prednisolone) would have helped earlier on, it is now likely to worsen the condition. I recommend that you re-visit ...  Read Full »
How can inflammation of the eye be cured?
Query: Hello doctor, My eye was inflamed and I applied Pred Forte and the inflammation disappeared. I work on the computer a lot. In the past, there has been some redness, but cold compresses have been helpful. The redness is back again now. My eyes always go red after I wake up. I applied s...  Read Full »
Dr. Rahul Vaswani
Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen your attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity) It appears to be episcleritis. I suggest you take a milder medicine but this too has to be tapered and stopped. I suggest you start Tobramycin plus Fluorometholone e...  Read Full »


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