Red/ Itchy Eye

The appearance of redness on the eye is caused by the dilated blood vessels triggered by irritation or an infection. Some redness may require immediate attention by an optometrist, especially if experienced ocular discomfort or decreased vision. The safest and quickest way to get rid of red eyes is to see an eye doctor to determine the root cause and receive the most effective treatment options.

Common causes of redness

  • Eye Infections: Bacterial or viral
  • Dry eyes
  • Allergies
  • Contact lens wear
  • Uveitis
  • Corneal Ulcer