Hyphema (Bleeding in Eye) Treatment Written by WebMD Editorial Contributors Medically Reviewed by Whitney Seltman, OD on November 09, 2022 Call 9111. Get Medical Help ImmediatelyGet an immediate appointment with an eye doctor, call 911, or take the person to a hospital emergency room.2. Protect the EyeDo not rub the eye or put pressure on the eyeball.Avoid taking or giving aspirin or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin). They can make bleeding worse.3. Follow UpAn 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.