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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.

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My mother has redness in her eyes without itching or pain. What is the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother has redness in her eyes on the white area. She neither has itching nor pain. What could have caused it? It looks like a bloodshot.  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Koranmath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This may be due to subconjunctival hemorrhage (rupture of tiny blood vessels under the transparent layer of the eye).I suggest you to use, Refresh Liquigel Eye Drops (Carboxy Methyl Cellulose) - 4 times a day for two weeks. Tablet Limcee (Vitamin C ) - 500 mg - 1 tab...  Read Full »

I am having symptoms of viral conjunctivitis. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I think I have viral conjunctivitis. My eyes have been red for ten days and have worsened. I also had flu or cold. I consulted a general physician online and got prescribed antibiotic eyedrops, but they are not working. I also take a few medications for my autoimmune conditions. I take ta...  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Juliet Barboza

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I would like to know a few details about your symptoms. Are there any itching or burning sensations? Do you experience blurred vision? Is your pain radiating to the back of the head? What kind of auto-immune condition do you have? Is there ...  Read Full »

Will increased screen time cause red and dry eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35-year-old female. I underwent laser surgery on both eyes 14 years back and it was not successful. My eyesight power came back along with cylindrical power. My power was stable for the last ten years. Now my vision has become 6/4. But I found that I have dry eyes. After using l...  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Koranmath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Using computers, and smartphones causes dry eye due to decreased blink rate. Take frequent breaks and look at far objects as your eyes get strained looking at close objects for a long time. Keep the screen brightness...  Read Full »

I have persistent red eyes despite sleeping adequately. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My eyes stay red even if I sleep for more than seven hours. I consulted many doctors but the problem is not cured. They told me that my eyes are sensitive, and suggested to use cooling spectacles. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. There are many causes for the redness of the eyes mainly allergy, infection, inflammation, and dry eyes. Redness with itching indicates an allergy. Redness with pain, watery eyes, and decreased vision indicates infe...  Read Full »

My 18-year-old daughter has redness in her eyes that is worsening despite medication use. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 18 years old and has redness in her eyes. She has had them since about 12 years old. It comes and goes. We saw an ophthalmologist and he said it is allergies and having her on drops did nothing for her but Opticrom helps a bit. But it is worse now they get red every even...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Her symptoms are suggestive of allergic conjunctivitis 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The e...  Read Full »

Why do I have painful red eyes with a bump in the cornea?

Query: Hello doctor, For the last three days, I have had redness on the outer white part of my right eye. Many people pointed it out, but it caused no irritation or pain, so I thought it was due to allergies. Now the end of the third day, I have a localized aching pain that intensifies whenever I blink my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Manish Mahabir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I want to know more details about your query and the picture attached (attached images removed to protect the patient's identity). Are you noticing any discharge from your eyes or eyelids sticking with each other in the morning? It might be an infection. Is it the f...  Read Full »

Can vomiting cause eye pain and bruising?

Query: Hello doctor, My friend started vomiting last night and I noticed that his eyelids were red and bruised. Is there something else besides the vomiting that could have caused the bruised eyelids?  Read Full »

Dr. Dadapeer. K

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From the history provided, it seems that your friend is having red and bruised eyes following vomiting. This is probably because of rupture of very small blood vessels in the eyelids during vomiting. This will not require any treatment and it will subside in one or t...  Read Full »

Why do I have redness and swelling in the corner of my eye?

Query: Hello doctor, I have redness and swelling in the corner of my eye. Why so? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. I have a few questions. 1. Since how long it has been like this? 2. Is there any discharge or stickiness? 3. Are you suffering from a sore throat, cold, or fever? 4. Is it one eye or both eyes? Kindly update us with the answers. Thank...  Read Full »

Is painful red eyes with cloudy vision an emergency condition?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 35-year-old female, with a history of uveitis, keratitis, and herpes simplex. I saw my opthalmologist last week with a painful red eye which was sensitive to light. He did a thorough eye examination and said none of the above conditions. Because it is presenting as uveitis he will tr...  Read Full »

Dr. Agarwal Krishna Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is difficult to comment about the diagnosis without examining the eye, but the symptoms you are describing may be of some residual uveitis. You should not worry. Keep instilling the eye drops as per your ophthalmologist's instructions an...  Read Full »

My son is 8 years old and has a red eye without itching. Which eye drops should we use?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 8 years old and has a red eye. There is no pus, no itching, just a very red white of the eye. There is no history of injury to the eyes. He has never had an allergy before. We tried the eye drops Ciprolet, but these drops did not help him. Please, give me your recommendation ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. There are many causes for the redness of eyes mainly allergy, infection, inflammation, and dry eyes. 1. Redness and itching may be due to allergy. 2. Redness, pain, watering, and decreased vision are due to infec...  Read Full »

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