How are red eyes caused in photos and why?

Answer Because the flash reflects of the back of the retina in the eyes. The red eye reducer flashes a number of times very quickly, causing the pupils to close and thus minimising the threat of red eye (... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How are red eyes caused in photos and why

What caused red eyes?

In pictures, it's when light reflects off the eye and into the camera lens trying to capture the image.

What could have caused me to get floaters in my eyes?

Floaters DefinedWhat are floaters?Floaters are little "cobwebs" or specks that float about in your field of vision. They are small, dark, shadowy shapes that can look like spots, thread-like strand... Read More »

How to Treat Puffy Eyes Caused by Makeup?

Wearing old eye makeup or accidentally getting some in your eye from overapplication can irritate eyes. Eyes that are overexposed can become puffy, tired-looking and quite uncomfortable. Homemade t... Read More »

What causes red-eyes in photos?

The light enters the eye-ball through the pupil and bounces around inside the eye. The retina is red in colour (due to abundant blood supply and pigmentation) and so this bounced light takes the re... Read More »