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Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

What Is a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage? A subconjunctival hemorrhage (sub-con-JUNK-tih-vul HEM-er-ij) is a red spot on the white of the eye. It can look scary, but it’s usually harmless, doesn’t hurt, and won’t affect vision. Most subconjunctival hemorrhages go away without treatment in a few days or weeks. What Causes a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage? The white of the …

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What Is Strabismus? Strabismus is when eyes don’t line up or when one or both eyes wander. The eyes may turn: inward (called esotropia or “cross-eyed”) outward (exotropia) up (hypertropia) down (hypotropia) When eyes don’t line up together, the straight or straighter eye becomes dominant. The vision strength (acuity) of this eye stays normal because the eye and …

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