Do you have issues with sore or red eyes?

What can cause red or sore eyes?

Common causes of red or sore eyes include:

  • Conjunctivitis (Commonly referred to as pink eye)

    • Allergic

    • Bacterial

    • Viral

  • Keratitis - Infection of the cornea

    • Bacterial

    • Viral

  • Intolerance to eye drops (particularly self-prescribed over-the-counter drops)

  • Foreign bodies

  • In-turned eyelashes

  • Dry eye

  • Styes

  • Burst blood vessel

Less common causes of red or sore eyes include:

  • Uveitis - inflammation inside the eye

  • Optic neuritis

  • Glaucoma

Don't fall victim to Dr google
Make an appointment today with a Therapeutic optometrist today and get the right answer
How do I know what my problem is?

You can't know 100% by yourself. The problem is that most of these conditions can have similar symptoms and similar appearances until you look closer.

Our therapeutically qualified optometrists will be able to correctly identity the cause and also prescribe any required drops that are needed.

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