What Your Red Eyes Mean

eye rednessRed eyes are indicative a few things, including the lack of sleep from staying up and studying all night long or one of the many perks that come along with being a new parent. However, red eyes are also indicative of a few underlying medical issues that can easily be treated by Steve Thom. Although we have all experienced red eyes at one point or another, if you have noticed that your red eyes simply aren’t going away, then it’s something worth looking into. If you would like to learn more about what your eyes are telling you, read on to learn more.

What Causes Red Eyes?
Other than a lack of sleep, red eyes are usually indicative of an underlying issue that is causing your eyes to become inflamed and bloodshot. Red eyes can vary in severity and are caused by pink eye, allergies, or the over wearing of contact lenses. Red-eye can also mean that you are suffering from:

  • A Stye
  • Blepharitis
  • Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

How Is It Treated?
Before you can work on treating your red eye, you will have to schedule an appointment with Steve Thom to determine the cause. Once you have obtained a diagnosis, Dr. Steve Thom can do a variety of things to treat your red eye including eye drops, surgery, or the removal of your stye. By getting everything taken care of by Dr. Steve Thom, you can get started on your way towards living a life that without looking like a vampire.

Red eye is something that can not only be painful, irritating, and unsightly but it could also be indicative of another, more serious eye disease. If you have been suffering from red eye(s) and would like to get to the root of the problem, contact Dr. Steve Thom today! During your consultation appointment, Dr. Thom will help you to feel better in no time at all.

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