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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Hard to say: A common finding is a peripheral grey haze ; edge of cornea known as "arcus senilus". A normal finding in elderly, may indicate triglyceride/cholester ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably normal: Grey spots on the sclera (white of the eye) are usually areas of thinning of the eye wall, which is common with age. This thinning allows the pigmente ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Gray spots: The gray spots could be benign nevi or areas of sun damage or cysts. See your local ophthalmologist to find out if surgery is indicated.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can't tell: Without a picture, it is impossible to tell what she may have. Even then, it may not be possible. Best to talk to your doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
No: common enough and is called scleral melanocytosis the melanocytes are the skin cells that add color to the skin and this can happen in the eyes also ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely normal: This may be what is called the nevus of ota. But have it confirmed by an ophthalmologist.
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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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
22 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Just like our skin the sclera can have pigment changes as well. These changes may or may not change over the course of your child's life. It does no ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Choroidal Veins: Discoloration of the sclera (whites of the eyes), is usually due to the underlying choroidal veins which can show through. It may sometimes be associa ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
34 years experience Family Medicine
I'm afraid you can't: I think you are talking about the yellowish gray color some people get in the whites of their eyes where the sun shines even when you squint. That ma ... Read More

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