Black Eye Topic Guide
Black Eye: A black eye is a common injury to the face. Most cases of a black eye occur due to an blow to the face by another person or an object. Other causes of swelling around the eye include bug bites, skin infections, allergic reactions, and teeth infections. Treatment for a black eye is generally ice, rest, and OTC pain medications.
Subconjunctival Hemorrhage (Bleeding in Eye) Subconjunctival hemorrhage (bleeding in eye) is a bursting of small blood vessels in the sclera, or white part of the eye, located under the thin, moist membrane that covers the eye called the conjunctiva. The hemorrhage appears as a red blotch in the white of the eye.