Subconjunctival Hemorrhage (Bleeding in Eye) Glossary of Terms

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Aspirin: Once the Bayer trademark for acetylsalicylic acid, now the common name for this a...

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Blood pressure: The blood pressure is the pressure of the blood within the arteries. It is...

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Bruise: Injury of the soft tissues that results in breakage of the local capillaries and l...

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Conjunctiva: A thin, clear, moist membrane that coats the inner surfaces of the eyelids (p...

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Conjunctival: Pertaining to the conjunctiva, the clear moist membrane that covers the inne...

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Eyelid: The lid or cover of the eye, a movable fold of skin and muscle that can be closed ...

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Hemorrhage: Bleeding or the abnormal flow of blood.

High blood pressure: A repeatedly elevated blood pressure exceeding 140 over 90 mmHg. Chro...

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Ibuprofen: A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is commonly used to treat pa...

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Infection: The invasion and multiplication of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, an...

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Injury: Harm or hurt. To harm, hurt, or wound. The word injure may be in physical or emot...

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Membrane: A very thin layer of tissue that covers a 'surface.

Microscope: An optical instrument that augments the power of the eye to see small objects....

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Onset: In medicine, the first appearance of the signs or symptoms of an illness as, for ex...

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Ophthalmologist: A physician who practices ophthalmology.

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Ophthalmology: The art and science of eye ?medicine.

Pain: An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pa...

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Rule out: Term used in medicine, meaning to eliminate or exclude something from considera...

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Sclera: The tough white outer coat over the eyeball that covers approximately the posterio...

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Subconjunctival hemorrhage: A very common cause of a painless bloody eye usually first not...

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Surgery: The branch of medicine that employs operations in the treatment of disease or inj...

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Trauma: A physical or emotional injury.

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