Subconjunctival Hemorrhage is an accumulation of blood underneath the conjunctiva, the clear membrane covering the white part of
Usually, no treatment is needed. Over-the-counter artificial tears can be applied to the eye if mild irritation is present. The eye does not require a patch.
The use of aspirin or other medication that inhibits clotting should be avoided. If you are taking aspirin or an anticoagulant for a medical condition, check with your physician to determine whether the medication should be stopped or continued.
If your subconjunctival hemorrhage is trauma related, we can determine treatment to promote healing. If the Subconjunctival hemorrhage is due to an infection, you may be prescribed antibiotic drops or an ointment.