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 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

Answer: Hello Welcome to 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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 could be the reason for redness, pain and swelling in eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, My eye is paining since Sunday. My eye is red now, it is paining while moving also when the light comes. I am felling a little swelling as well.  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pandya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for sending the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity) so that I can get an idea about it. For me it is looking like an infection. I can prescribe you medicine so that you can get rid of these symptoms. But in the first image, there is some...  Read Full »

I have redness in the eyes. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have redness in the eyes for 3 days already after moving the eyes very quickly from side to side for a long period of time. The eyes are sore to move. Please tell me what it is.  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pandya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly attach the image of your eye for further diagnosis.  Read Full »

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