Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

About- Subconjunctival hemorrhage, also known as subconjunctival hemorrhage, or hyposphagma, occurs when a tiny blood vessel breaks just underneath the clear surface of the eye (conjunctiva).

Symptoms-
 Bright red patch on the white (sclera) portion of the eye
 Scratchy feeling on the surface the eye

Causes-
The exact cause of a 
Subconjunctival hemorrhage isn't always known. The probable causes are :
 Coughing
 Sneezing
 Vomiting
 Diabetes
 High blood pressure (hypertension)
 Blood-clotting disorders
 Influenza 
 Malaria
 Lupus 
 Accidental injury or Trauma, due to the foreign object in the eye
 Surgery
 Eyestrain
 Eye infections
 Lifting heavy objects
 Eye rubbing
 Side effects of certain drugs, including aspirin (Bufferin) and steroids
 Vitamin C deficiency
 
Specialists to visit
General Physician

Ophthalmologist
Optometrist

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.allaboutvision.com
https://www.webmd.com

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