Our expert says:
Older people sometimes get bleeding of the artery at the back of the eye, this causes lifting of the retina and can cause blindness. The laser they do fixes the retina to the back of the eye again and stops the bleeding. They often inject cortisone into the eye to prevent inflammation and swelling.
Does your mom have diabetes?
See also http://www.formulamedical.com/Topics/Head&Neck/eye%20hemorrhages.htm
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal
advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.