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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 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

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 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
25 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
36 years experience Family Medicine
See ophthalmologist: and have them check it.
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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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 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 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Shiners: You may have allergic shiners that are causing your dark spots. Consult your dovtor or an allergist for help.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Sipperley
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Vitreous debris: The floating debris seen in the central or peripheral vision is actually composed of collagen fibers that are breakdown products of the vitreous. Thes ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Kossler
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Vitreous detachment: You may be experiencing a posterior vitreous detachment. This is when the fluid/gel in the back of the eye separates from the retina. This is a natura ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Spots: I would think this is most likely "floaters' or particulate matter floating in the vitreous of you eye. Retinal problem possible, but most people des ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Spots: Spots may be nevi or birth marks. They are benign and do not impede vision.
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