Blood in the White of the Eye Home Care
Home care for a subconjunctival hemorrhage includes:
- Have your blood pressure checked in the next two weeks:
- Learn how to take your own blood pressure.
- Let your doctor know if your systolic blood pressure is over 150 on more than two readings
- Let your doctor know if your diastolic pressure is over 90 on more than two readings.
- Avoid aspirin.
- Avoid nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain:
- Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, NeoProfen)
- Ketoprofen (Actron, Orudis, Oruvail)
- Naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, Aleve)
- Avoid contact lenses until redness resolves.
- Avoid eye drops, such as Murine, Visine, or Clear Eyes.
- Avoid rubbing or irritating your eyes.
- Do not apply warm compresses to the eye.
Blood in the White of the Eye Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have subconjunctival hemorrhage and any of the following:
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