Usually, if there is blood in the eye it's because a tiny blood vessel on the eye has broken open, causing a portion or all of the white of the eye (sclera) to appear bright red. Grade 1 Hyphaema spotted in ED by Joanna Dias This painless blood in the eye is called a subconjunctival hemorrhage; and though... Continue Reading →

Subconjunctival haemorrhage

When small, delicate blood vessels break beneath the tissue covering the white of the eye (conjunctiva), resulting eye redness may mean there is a subconjunctival haemorrhage. A subconjunctival haemorrhage usually is benign, causing no vision problems or significant eye discomfort despite its conspicuous appearance. But eye redness also can be a sign of other types of potentially serious eye... Continue Reading →

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