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Question:
I have a question about my 1-year-old daughter. I accidentally elbowed her left eye, and then suddenly a red spot occurred in her sclera. Is there a cure to treat the red spot? Please give me a guide to cure the red spot.

Answer:
An injury as you describe creates a small hemorrhage, which should clear over a few days to a week or so depending on the size. Occasionally there are small conjunctival collections of blood vessels which are permanent.

Answered by: Michael Repka, MD Dr. Michael X. Repka

Categories: Eye InjuriesEye Conditions, Children's Eye Health

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Answered: Nov 23, 2010

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