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1 April 2024 What is the cause of broken capillaries in the eye? And will it be harmful to the eyes or not? Here are some facts and advice from experts. Sure Before Sharing Center, check with Professor Wutthikun Dr. Sakchai Wongsakittirak. Academic...


1 April 2024

What is the cause of broken capillaries in the eye? And will it be harmful to the eyes or not? Here are some facts and advice from experts.

Sure Before Sharing Center, check with Professor Wutthikun Dr. Sakchai Wongsakittirak. Academic Chair Royal College of Ophthalmologists of Thailand

Broken capillaries in the eye There are many different causes, such as sleeping on your stomach. violent coughing Broken capillaries in the eye generally cause no abnormal symptoms. Except in some cases, there may be eye irritation. Depending on the cause of the broken capillaries in the eye, such as from rubbing the eyes or having abrasions on the conjunctiva, it may cause eye irritation and discomfort.

Most patients feel shocked. This is because when you look in the mirror you see that there is a patch of blood above the white of your eye, but actually the disease is not dangerous. Generally it can go away on its own. But if abnormalities are found, you should consult a doctor.

Interviewed on: 23 January 2
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fact checked by: Peeraphon Anutrasot,

edited by: Chayanit Phongsai

Source: Thai News Agency