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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes they can.These can be nevi or hemangiomas for example. You doctor should know for sure.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Burney
43 years experience Ophthalmology
Birthmark in eye: The risk of removal, not worth it. Should have examined by eye professional though to be sure does not change in size or color over time.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: There is an excellent answer to this by googling "birth marks in the eye".
Dr. Subir Mitra
23 years experience Pediatrics
Sure!: The eye has an epithelium similar to the skin on the rest of the body. Therefore, it is not uncommon to have birthmarks or freckles in te eyes.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe Eventually: Take him to an experienced skin doctor for a consult. Did he have this when he was born? Or did it first show up as he got older. Many times these w ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on location: If on the eyeball, the best bet is to see your eye doctor, who can evaluate this fully, and tell you your options. If on the eyelid, s/he will be able ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Strawberry mark: Depending on the sizeit should be gone by age 5.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Difficult question: True hemangiomas tend to increase in size and thickness faster than a kid grows up until age ~12 mo, when they plateau in relative size and gradually ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be regression: Many vascular birth marks regress with age. Try using an emollient like Vaseline to hydrate the skin. Wish you good health. For good health - Have a d ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Get checked: Eye marks, inside or outside the eye with visual floaters needs a full check up. Consider Emergency Room or see an Eye Doctor immediately.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Burney
43 years experience Ophthalmology
Brown spot near eye: This may be hereditary. If others in family >30 yo have them. If not, could be casue for soncern, consult your eye care professional if no one else ... Read More
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