Red Eye


The symptoms include:

  • Burning sensation
  • Watery eyes
  • Itchy eyes
  • Swollen eyelid
  • Discharge; could be thick or watery
  • Foreign body sensation
  • Photophobia (light sensitivity)
  • Dermatitis (crusting or scaling of the eyelid skin)
  • Eyelashes falling out. This is typically associated with blepharitis.
Tests to diagnose: 

An eye doctor can make a correct diagnosis after giving you an eye exam. 


There is no particular treatment; it clears up on its own.