Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bleeding Conjunctiva Outlook

What to expect with a subconjunctival hemorrhage:

  • Most people with this condition recover completely, without any change in vision.
    • Large areas of bleeding may take 2 weeks to resolve.
    • Just like a bruise, the color changes from bright red to yellow, before resolving.

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Last Updated: Aug 5, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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