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

Answer:
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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