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brown spot on eye iris

A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Mole of eye: This question needs to be discussed with an ophthalmologist. Do you have photos of your retina?
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
28 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Monitor yearly: The brown spot is likely just an iris freckle. No worries there. The mole in the back is a choroidal nevus... A slow growing pigmented growth that has ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
"OK" to be concerned: Iris nevi should be periodically assessed for growth as should any pigmented skin lesions. At your age melanoma iris risk is low. If pigment spot is s ... Read More
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Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Highly unlikely: Don't panic and let your opthamologist tell what they think it is.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Examination : Any new appearing lesions, spots & sores on the eye should be examined. You are probably seeing nevi or epheli both which are common on the iris. ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
More prominent: pigment in parts of the iris is relatively normal, but if you find it concerning as it appears you do then by all means have it evaluated by an ophtha ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Brown eyespots: Most spots on the whites of the eyes are due to pigmentary cells from embryonic development which produce such spots. These are common, have a much h ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
If this a spot: On your eye or in your vision?
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: It could simply be an area of increased pigmentation, like a freckle. I would recommend having your child examined by a pediatric ophthalmologist to b ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably a benign ne: There are many reasons for the bleeding and the surface of the eye easily cleans this out. Probably you did not notice that the place where the blood ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Eye symptoms: There may be something on the surface of your eye. Please see your eye doctor ASAP for diagnosis and treatment. Peace and good health.

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