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Anicteric sclerae

A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Just means: You do not have signs of high bilirubin ie the whites of your eyes are not yellow.
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
Interventional cardiology 31 years experience
Without jaundice: Anicteric sclera means no evidence of jaundice in the eyes.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
Ophthalmology 48 years experience
Discover cause: If the white of the eye is other than white, problems ranging from allergy all the way to liver failure could be the problem. Mopping up the water on ... Read More
Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Depends : Red eyes can be from inflammation from chronic allergies, dry eye syndrome, blepharitis (minor infection of the eyelid margin), meibomianitis (blocked... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
See an eye doctor: As we age the clear tissue that covers the sclera is exposed to the environment and like the rest of our body undergoes aging changes. These changes i... Read More
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
White sclera : Try artificial tears, ointment at night, stay hydrated, warm compresses, omega-3 fatty acid supplements. Occasional get-the-red-out drops and/or alle... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
Ophthalmology 56 years experience
white: The normal scleral color is white. However one looks at the sclera through the conjunctiva which may be slightly grey or tan or yellow and contains b... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
Ophthalmology 42 years experience
Rare issue: In 25 years of specialty practice I have never seen this in caucasian race except in rare cases of conjunctival nevi. Much more common in blacks who ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Young Choi
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
White eyes: Most likely it is the layer above the sclera called conjunctiva that may be red. There are many causes of red eyes; therefore, there is no one fix to... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Unlikely: The sclera can become grey from repeated use of silver containing solutions and the sclera may get sort of blue in color from a few inherited issues a... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
Conjunctival injury: When the white of the eye is injured, there is often a superifcial abrasion of the conjunctiva as well as some localized bleeding. This often heals i... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sibley
LASIK Surgery 46 years experience
White eyes: The whites of your eyes are often genetic inherited and often based on your pigmentation. Some patients feel their eyes are bloodshot... DO NOT use Vi... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Dieck
Ophthalmology 39 years experience
Inflammation: Most fluid accumulates in the conjunctiva, the clear membrane in front of the white sclera. Inflammation from infection, trauma, allergy, or chemical ... Read More