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dark spot in iris

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Freckle: Iris nevi, or moles and freckles, are the most common cause of a dark spot on the colored part of the eye. However if this is new, it should be evalu ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Iris nevus: Just have your eye doctor check it out for you, and noted on your medical record. So that it can be watched and monitored. It should be no problem for ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See ophthalmologist: and have them check it.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
41 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
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Highly unlikely: Don't panic and let your opthamologist tell what they think it is.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Ophthalmologist: Your eye symptoms warrant an examination by an ophthalmologist. Floaters are often benign and a nuisance,but showers of them can be serious. I'm conce ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Eye doctor can help: Eye problems require special exams with special instruments. A patient can help his primary care doctor and eye doctor by first writing down on a cale ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Floater: Usually just a vitreous floater caused by thin strands of connective tissue that run through the vitreous jelly in the back of your eye. Sometimes, h ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Many options: Is this a new event? Or something of long standing? Is it asymptomatic or does it hurt? Is it growing, bulging above skin level, inflammatory? If ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: A red blood spot will normally clear in days to a week. A darker pigmented spot is similar to a freckle and will stay. One can also get other spots l ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Mammo
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Nevus: Please have an eye specialist with on health tap video or in person check you. You want to make sure it's nothing dangerous such as conjunctival melan ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
See an Eye doctor: This could be serious . Please see an ophthalmologist.

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