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Red Eye – Subconjunctival Bleed on Blood Thinners

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Stephan Moll, MD, writes… A subconjunctival bleed (hemorrhage) is a bleed underneath the transparent conjunctiva¬†, and in front of the white (sclera) of the eye ball (see image). The conjunctiva contains many small and fragile blood vessels that easily rupture or break. This leads to blood leaking into the space between the conjunctiva and sclera. Read the rest of this entry »