by Savitha C Muppala on  April 9, 2011 at 6:44 PM Research News
 Keep Eye Drops Ready for Red Eyes
Red eyes can actually elicit myriad responses from onlookers, so it is important to keep those precious eye drops ready, scientists said.

Scientists from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County found that eye irritation and redness made others feel sympathetic and even uncomfortable, in contrast to the positive responses received by those who had clear eyes.

This is because red eyes are normally associated with tiredness, illness, or being emotionally upset and clear eyes are thought to be attractive.

Source: Medindia

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