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Andrew Pearson MA MRCP FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Subconjunctival haemorrhage


Leakage of blood beneath the conjunctiva
Often spontaneous with no known cause
May follow trauma
Hypertension and anti-coagulants predispose

Clinical Features

Usually sudden onset of dramatic dense patch of haemorrhage beneath the conjunctival lining of the eye
Painless or mild ache
No effect on vision


None usually needed
Resolves in 10-14 days though may recur
Check blood pressure and warfarin level if taken


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  • Severe sub-conjunctive haemorrhage
  • Patch of sub-conjunctive haemorrhage
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