Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bleeding in the White of the Eye Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have subconjunctival hemorrhage and any of the following:

  • Change in vision
  • Eye pain
  • Bleeding that covers the entire eye
  • Blood leaks from the eye
  • Bleeding affects both eyes
  • Hyphema:
    • Blood collects behind the cornea, covering part of the pupil
  • Repeated episodes of bleeding in an eye
  • You are treated with blood thinner medication:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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