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Bleeding from eye

Also known as Eye Bleeding

Bleeding from eye is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of bleeding from eye are subconjunctival hemorrhage, macular degeneration, and cataract. Other possible causes, such as vitreous degeneration, are more rare.

What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with bleeding from eye, 43% report having swollen eye, 43% report having pain in eye, and 43% report having diminished vision.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with bleeding from eye often receive other therapeutic procedures on eyelids; conjunctiva; cornea, ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment, nonoperative removal of foreign body, ophthalmic examination and evaluation, prostate specific antigen measurement, destruction of lesion of retina and choroid, other extraocular muscle and orbit therapeutic procedures and colonoscopy and biopsy .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with bleeding from eye include fluorescein ophthalmic, acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan, clavulanate (augmentin), ranibizumab ophthalmic, naphazoline ophthalmic, gentamicins (gentamicin), loteprednol ophthalmic, brimonidine-timolol ophthalmic, sevelamer (renvela), cyclosporine ophthalmic, erythromycin ophthalmic, torsemide and sodium sulfacetamide ophthalmic .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for bleeding from eye include age 75+ years age 60-74 years.

Age

< 1 years
1.1x
1-4 years
0.3x
5-14 years
1.4x
15-29 years
0.7x
30-44 years
0.6x
45-59 years
1.0x
60-74 years
1.6x
75+ years
1.7x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.2x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
1.0x
Other
0.7x
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