1. Allergies
  2. Blepharitis (inflammation that affects your eyelids)
  3. Chalazion
  4. Corneal abrasion (scratch): First aid
  5. Corneal herpetic infections (herpes)
  6. Corneal ulcer
  7. Dry eyes (decreased production of tears)
  8. Ectropion (outwardly turned eyelid)
  9. Entropion (inwardly turned eyelid)
  10. Episcleritis (inflammation of the membrane covering the white part of the eye)
  11. Eyedrops
  12. Foreign object in the eye: First aid
  13. Glaucoma (group of conditions that damage the optic nerve)
  14. Hay fever
  15. Injury, such as from a blunt trauma or burn
  16. Iritis (inflammation of the colored part of the eye)
  17. Keratitis (inflammation of the cornea)
  18. Orbital cellulitis (severe infection of tissues around the eye)
  19. Pink eye (conjunctivitis)
  20. Scleritis (inflammation of the white part of the eye)
  21. Sty (a red, painful lump near the edge of your eyelid)
  22. Subconjunctival hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye) (broken blood vessel in eye)
  23. Uveitis (inflammation of the middle layer of the eye)

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

Feb. 24, 2016