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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye exam: To discover what these are, make an appointment with an ophthalmologist.

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Spots on sclera: Darker areas usually represent variation in the thickness of the scleral layer and not a problem. By black spots, you may wish to take a photo and h ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Birthmarks?: Hmmm... without seeing your son, it is hard to say; however, it can be very normal to have "freckles" or areas of hyperpigmentation in the sclera of t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamins: If you are darker skin race you can have some darker pigment in the sclera of your eyes. I would clarify the recommendation of the vitamin with the p ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Floaters: You are likely seeing floaters or thickening in the vitreous jelly inside the eye which move around after you move your help quickly with coughing. I ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely floaters : Vitreous floaters increase with aging of the eye. Depending on various factors, such as refractive error, genetics, eye diseases or injuries, the pres ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Gelbart
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Possible migraine: If you are seeing these spots and sparks in a pattern and for some defined period of time (15-30 min) this could be due to migraine visual phenomena. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Floaters: If the black spots move when you move your eye, they are most likely vitreous floaters and are not serious. However, if you also are experiencing brie ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Crust: You need to see an Ophthalmologist. He/she will take good care of your eye.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Floaters: You are seeing shadows cast by the jelly-like fluid that fills the eye, the vitreous. We call these floaters. New floaters can be a sign of a seri ... Read More

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