When to seek medical advice

Get emergency medical care if you have eye discomfort and redness accompanied by:

  • Severe eye pain or irritation
  • Direct injury to the eye
  • Swelling in or around your eyes
  • Discharge of blood or pus from your eyes
  • Double vision or loss of vision
  • Sudden or new appearance of halos around lights
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Sudden, severe headache

Eye discomfort and redness in adults

Find possible causes of eye discomfort and redness based on specific factors. Check one or more factors on this page that apply to your symptoms.

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