Hematoma Eyelid Hematoma is a collection of blood outside of blood vessels. Generally, a hematoma is caused due to injury to the wall of the blood vessel which promotes the blood to seep out of the blood vessel into the eyelid’s surrounding tissues. A hematoma can cause from any injury that affects the blood vessel of the eyelids.
What Causes Hematoma Around An Eye?
Although it is not always possible to identify the source of the problem, some potential causes of subconjunctival hemorrhage include: Eye trauma A sudden increase in blood pressure that can result from heavy lifting, coughing, sneezing, laughing and constipation Aspirin or blood thinners such as warfarin (one brand name is Coumadin) Rarely, a blood clotting disorder or vitamin K deficiency (vitamin K aids the functioning of proteins necessary for blood clotting) More items…
What Could Cause A Hemorrhage Behind The Eye?
Subconjunctival hemorrhage or bleeding behind the eyes is typically pain-free and can be triggered by a variety of medical conditions. Subconjunctival hemorrhage is commonly associated with hypertension, smoking, injury to the eye or consuming excessive quantities of salt or food ingredients.
What Is The Treatment For A Broken Blood Vessel In The Eye?
For most cases of the broken blood vessel in the eye, no treatment is necessary, and no eye patch is required. You may want to get some artificial tears from the drugstore if you are feeling any irritation. This may help if the eyes are also dried out as well as irritated from the broken blood vessel.