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Red Eyes

Red eyes is a general term used to describe red, irritated and bloodshot eyes. Itis a very common condition, where the surface of the eye appears red. Red eyes are caused by allergy, eye fatigue, over-wearing contact lenses or common eye infections such as pink eye (conjunctivitis). Eye redness occurs when the vessels in your eye become swollen or irritated.


Red Eye

Causes of eye redness

Eye infections and inflammations can cause red eyes, as well as other symptoms such as itching, discharge, pain, and blurred vision. Red eyes occurs when the conjunctiva thin, normally transparent membrane that covers the sclera and lines the eyelids, becomes infected.

Various irritants can cause Red eyes to occur, including:

  • Environmental Pollution
  • Viruses
  • Eye infections
  • Bacteria
  • Allergies

Symptoms of redness

Inflammation causes small blood vessels in the conjunctiva to darken, resulting in a pink or red tint to the white of the eye.

A case of Red eye may produce the following symptoms:

  • Redness in one or both eyes
  • Itchiness in one or both eyes
  • Blurred vision and light sensitivity
  • Swollen eyelid
  • Discharge, could be thick or watery
  • Excessive tearing

Treatment for Red eye

If you have been diagnosed with conjunctivitis, follow these tips to avoid spreading of the eye infection:

  • Avoid touching or rubbing your eyes.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Don’t share washcloths, towels or pillowcases.
  • Don’t share eyedrops or cosmetics.
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