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Does a broken vein in the eye require medical consultation?

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Dr. Praveen Tayal

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practicing since :1994

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Posted on Wed, 1 Aug 2018 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: I was doing strenuous yard work, and somehow broke a small vein (I guess) in my eye. My eye
doesn't hurt, but it looks bloodshot. Should I make an appointment with a clinic or is it likely
that my eye will be all right in a week or so?

Thank you for your advice,
Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Nothing to worry.

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for posting your query.
I have gone through your query,you are having black eye,so there is nothing to worry ,just put some antibiotics eye drops in eye It will usually take 2-3 month to resolve.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.
For future query, you can directly approach me through my profile URL

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