Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
127 Doctors are Online

Infant has developed a bright red dot or maybe a scratch inside eyes. What could be done?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 1977
Answered : 1173 Questions
My 20 month old son has suddenly developed a bright red dot or maybe a scratch beside the cornea? Pupil? The bigger circle. Sadly I am not sure of the name. It looks a bit blood shot underneath. It doesn't appear to be bothering him.
Should I get it looked at or wait it out?
Or could it indicate something other health condition?
Posted Sun, 14 Jul 2013 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Answered by Dr. N. K. Misra 34 minutes later
my Dear,
Thanks for sending your query to us.
Your son looks like having a small scratch,leading to small sub conjunctival haemorrhage,which is painless,does not need any treatment and will resolve on its own in about a weeks time.
Just keep a watch and see that it keeps on reducing progressively and do not worry.
Do get back to me in case of any further query in this regard.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an Ophthalmologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor