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Home » Treatment of Eye Disease » Eye Diseases » Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

A subconjunctival hemorrhage occurs when blood is visible between the conjunctiva and the sclera of the eyeball.

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What causes subconjunctival hemorrhages?

  • Coughing
  • Heavy lifting
  • Throwing up
  • Eye surgery
  • Trauma
  • High blood pressure
  • Anemia
  • Spontaneous (unkown cause)

 

 

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Risk Factors

  • Patients with vascular diseases such as diabetes or high blood pressure have a higher risk of developing subconjunctival hemorrhages.  
  • Also, patients taking blood thinners and patients with certain systemic diseases have a higher risk of developing subconjunctival hemorrhages.