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Is there any treatment that will help a broken blood vessel in the eye? How long will it take to heal?

If the broken blood vessel is under the clear membrane over the white part of the eye, no treatment is necessary and the blood will gradually go away within a week without treatment. If the broken blood vessel is inside of the eyeball, a retina specialist may need to treat the broken vessel with a laser to prevent more bleeding.

Answered by: Lee Duffner, MD Dr. Lee Duffner

Categories: General Eye Health

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Answered: Jun 12, 2013

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