It’s a bit horrifying to see that there is blood in the eye of your little one – if you are not very familiar with Subconjuctival hemorrhage. Even the term itself sounds scary, right? However, most cases of ‘bleeding in the eye‘ are usually not a cause for concern.
A few days ago, my daughter Ysha had blood in her left eye because she accidentally poked it with a toy (good thing it wasn’t sharp). Now, this subconjunctival hemorrhage (or blood in the eye) happens when small blood vessels in the whites of the eyes break and cause a red spot or speck. This can be because of a sudden increase in blood pressure due to sneezing, coughing, vomiting, straining, or even laughing so hard. Continue reading