Why does my eye get red so easily?

There are multiple possible reasons for red eye. Possible causes include, but are not limited to: infection, allergy, irritation, bacterial hypersensitivity, eyelid disorders, inflammatory problems, contact lens problems, dryness and even tumors. Your best bet is to schedule an appointment with your local ophthalmologist/EyeMD.

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Eye and Vision

Eye and Vision

The leading cause of blindness is an eye disease such as cataracts, glaucoma or macular degeneration. Each can be slowed or treated through regular eye exams. On a daily basis, doctors recommend wearing sunglasses to guard against ...

damage from the suns ultraviolet rays and using protective goggles during sports and certain household projects to protect against injury.

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