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Lay term applied to any condition with dilation of conjunctival or ciliary blood vessels; innumerable causes, especially irritation and infection.
Symptoms of Red Eye
The following features are indicative of Red Eye:
discharge from eyes
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Common Causes of Red Eye
The following are the most common causes of Red Eye:
swollen or dilated blood vessels
serious bacterial or viral infection
inflammation of the uvea
Other Causes of Red Eye
The following are the less common causes of Red Eye:
Risk Factors for Red Eye
The following factors may increase the likelihood of Red Eye:
viral or bacterial infections
Prevention of Red Eye
Yes, it may be possible to prevent Red Eye. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
wash hands regularly
do not rub the eyes with infected hands
apply a warm washcloth to the eyelids for about 1 to 2 minutes after awakening
keep eye tools clean
wear protective eyewear
Occurrence of Red Eye
Number of Cases
The following are the number of Red Eye cases seen each year worldwide:
Very common > 10 Million cases
Common Age Group
Red Eye can occur at any age.
Red Eye can occur in any gender.
Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Red Eye
The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Red Eye:
Physical examination: To check if the cause is serious and requires immediate attention
Doctor for Diagnosis of Red Eye
Patients should visit the following specialists if they have symptoms of Red Eye:
Complications of Red Eye if untreated
Yes, Red Eye causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Red Eye is left untreated:
Self-care for Red Eye
The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Red Eye:
Give rest to the eyes: Help providing relief from fatigue or eye strain
Time for Treatment of Red Eye
While time-period of treatment for each patient may vary, below is the typical time-period for Red Eye to resolve if treated properly under an expert supervision:
Within 1 day
Is Red Eye Infectious?
Yes, Red Eye is known to be infectious. It can spread across people via the following means:
contact with infected person
contaminated objects or water
Last updated date
This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
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