Subconjunctival Hemorrhage (Bleeding in Eye) (cont.)
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Questions to Ask the Doctor
Exams and Tests
Your ophthalmologist takes a concise history of the events prior to the subconjunctival hemorrhage and performs an examination. Your blood pressure may also be checked.
If trauma was the cause, a more thorough examination using a slit lamp (a special microscope for examining the eye) will usually be performed.
Self-Care at Home
Usually, no treatment is needed. Over-the-counter artificial tears can be applied to the eye if mild irritation is present.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/9/2014
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