Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bleeding in the Vitreous Underlying Cause

The most common cause of a vitreous hemorrhage is an injury to the eye. The injury causes blood vessels inside the eye to bleed.

Other causes of vitreous hemorrhage include:

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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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