1. Get Medical Help Immediately
- Get an immediate appointment with an eye doctor, call 911, or take the person to a hospital emergency room.
2. Protect the Eye
- Do not rub the eye or put pressure on the eyeball.
3. Follow Up
- An eye doctor will examine the eye and prescribe treatment based on what's causing the bleeding and how severe it is. The person may need to use eye drops or wear a patch.
- Rarely, surgery is needed to relieve pressure in the eye.