Redness of eyes is also known as bloodshot eyes and even pink eyes. It is a consequence of swollen eye veins or vessels. This condition may be an essential indicator towards several health problems. Red eye may be caused because if dry air, sun exposure, irritation due to dust, bacterial infection or constant coughing. Infections can also cause red eyes, they are- blepharitis, conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers and uveitis. Other causes for red eyes include eye tumor, high pressure of the eye, and scratched cornea. If the redness lasts for more than two days a doctor should be consulted
HOW IS RED EYES DIAGNOSED?
Redness of the eye can be reduced with the help of warm compresses.