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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How to manage redness in the eye?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is a 50-year-old female who is 5.3 feet tall and weighs about 63 kg. She has been experiencing redness in her right eye for the last three months. She visited a doctor who said that the redness would go away in a couple of weeks on its own, but it gets a little better and then ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shraddha Sureka

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that your mother has bleeding in the right eye. It can happen repeatedly. Please note if your mother has a cough, straining while passing urine or stool. If needed, they need to be treated. We also need to check her blood pressure; if that increases, that co...  Read Full »

I have eye redness and itchiness from several days. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have eye redness and itchiness for several days. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. Is there any pus stained discharge, especially in the morning on waking up? 2. Is your vision normal? 3. How much is the pain? 4. Start Moxifloxacin eye drop six times a day for seven days. 5. FML (Fluorometholone) eye drops three times a day for seven days. ...  Read Full »

What causes a red line in the eye of a baby?

Query: Hi doctor, My 10 months old baby boy got a red line in his right eye. Please give a solution for this. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Asha Barboza

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Unfortunately, the photo is not very clear. If you can upload a better one with a front view, I would be able to make out better. A little more history is required too. You mentioned it is there for one month. Does this happen every day? Is the eye-watering? Doe...  Read Full »

Please suggest medicines for bloodshot eyes.

Query: Hello doctor, My husband has a bloodshot eye for a several days already and it is getting worse. We tried to use some drops, but that does not help. What we should do? He said that his vision has become blurred.  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

General Practitioner, Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Has he suffered any trauma or any systemic history of any illness? Please send some pictures if possible to help. Revert back with the photos to an eye care ophthalmologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/eye-care-ophthalmologist  Read Full »

How to treat eyes that are red, sore, and sticky?

Query: Hi doctor, My eyes are red and have red lines for about four months. In the beginning, my eyes were sore when I moved them, and then gradually, the soreness disappeared. I also had a bit of mucus and sticky eyes in the morning. I have applied antibacterial ointments and eye drops, which did not hel...  Read Full »


Dr. Arnab Pal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have already treated your eyes with multiple medications, I recommend sending me pictures of your eyes for the proper diagnosis and correct treatment. Let me have a look before starting any treatment. Thanks.  Read Full »

Why is my right eye red and painful to touch?

Query: Hi , I have red in my left eye, while applying pressure my eyes started to pain. Request you please check it, we may have an appointment considering your convenience.  Read Full »


Dr. K K Agrawal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, A painful red eye can have a lot of causes. I would require you to send me more details like pictures, any loss of vision, duration, etc please follow up with more details.  Read Full »

How can swollen eyelids and red eyes be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had swollen eyelids and red eyes for around 2 months. I have used two courses of Chloramphenicol drops, then an ointment and have been using Sodium Cromoglicate. They still have not improved. Do I need to see an eye doctor?  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pandya

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq.com. I should see your eye first after then I can guide you or I can prescribe you medicine for your condition. So kindly attach your eye photo here I will see it and let you know about your condition.  Read Full »

How to treat redness and irritation in scratched eye?

Query: Hello doctor, I have lightly poked/scratched my right eye, and the symptoms I have are redness, sensitivity to light, and light to moderate pain (not severe). My right eye just feels irritated. Please help. I am currently on Hypromellose eye lubricant and rinse with clean water twice.   Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pandya

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. When it has happened? Kindly attach your eye photo here so that I can see your eye condition and depending on that I will prescribe you eye drops. After that, you will be completely alright.  Read Full »

What are the effects of getting exposed to second-hand smoke after LASIK?

Query: Hi doctor,I had LASIK three days ago and was exposed to some secondhand smoke last night. Could this be an issue other than dry eye? Please explain.  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do not worry.¬†This smoke will not have any bad effect on your eye except some irritation and watering for some time. You may continue using medicines as prescribed by your doctor. For further doubts consult an eye care ophthalmologist online -->https://www.i...  Read Full »

How to treat the redness of eyes due to scratching of eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, Due to scratch in my eyes the white part surrounded with blood. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

General Practitioner, Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How did you get this? Because of the bleeding, the depth of the wound could not be perceived. If it is not severe enough just with bleeding there is not much problem. Just the point of worry is that the wound should not be open or otherwise it may be problematic and ...  Read Full »

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