I have permanent red veins in the whites of my eyes due to overuse of whitening drops. I have not used whitening drops for 3 years but I have permanent large red veins in my eyes. I have spoken to my opthamologist about lasering off the veins but he says he will not do it because they may regenerate and possibly additional veins will generate. I don't fully understand why this would happen as the large veins are not natural, they were made that way from whitening drops. Would new veins be so large and also appear red all the time? Is there any literature I can read about this procedure?
Fortunately my eyes are healthy but they do not look like it and I have lost confidence and don't like to make eye contact with people. Can you please help me understand my options? Also any referrals to an opthamologist with experience in this area in the San Francisco area?
Just read an interesting article about this subject and there are actually two eye doctors currently performing this eye whitening and vein removal surgery in the U.S. It’s kind of expensive unfortunately, but might be worth it for some of us that are really getting down about the matter:
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