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What complications can happen if you have a red spot on your eye?

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In most cases, there are no complications. It’s rare, but a total subconjunctival hemorrhage may be a sign of a serious vascular disorder in older people.

From: Why Do I Have a Red Spot on My Eye? WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Ophthalmology: “Subconjunctival Hemorrhage Causes,” “Subconjunctival Hemorrhage Treatment,” “What Is a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage?”

Mayo Clinic: “Subconjunctival Hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye): Diagnosis,” “Subconjunctival Hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye): Overview,”

Clinical Ophthalmology : “Subconjunctival hemorrhage: risk factors and potential indicators.”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on October 23, 2017

SOURCES:

American Academy of Ophthalmology: “Subconjunctival Hemorrhage Causes,” “Subconjunctival Hemorrhage Treatment,” “What Is a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage?”

Mayo Clinic: “Subconjunctival Hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye): Diagnosis,” “Subconjunctival Hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye): Overview,”

Clinical Ophthalmology : “Subconjunctival hemorrhage: risk factors and potential indicators.”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on October 23, 2017

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