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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Janigian
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually benign: Probably represent small accumulations of normal iris tissue called brushfield spots. Seen in normal children and down's syndrome. Usually seen in li ... Read More
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Need more info: White spots on the iris are rare. Could you possibly be referring to white spots on the conjunctiva? Need to see it to diagnose.

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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Brushfield spots: The iris in some individuals can manifest white spots where the pigment is less concentrated. These are from birth and have no effect on the vision o ... Read More
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 female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Dryness is possible: A common cause of redness and irritation with contacts is dryness. Other issues are contact lens overwear and improper management. Are you removing ... Read More
A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kudus Akinde
18 years experience Pediatrics
Likely no problem: If the eye doc has done an evaluation, that is a good start. You should ask the eye doc that question about what the white spots are or if they are a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Milia: Milia or neonatal acne is very common. I attached a picture of what it can look like. Goes away on its in in a few weeks. Not to worry. Enjoy your new ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye itching: Eye itching & swelling which white spots above eyelashes: usually due to demodex or staphlococcus blepharitis. Consult with us to get Rx to help y ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ophthalmologist: Anytime there is a change in visual acuity such as blurring or spots (deficits), an ophthalmologist needs to be seen as soon as possible to treat any ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Tear duct: You MUST see an Eye specialist!. I have been seeing eye doctors since age 6 (now age 72) and you will have no problem when the doctor prescribes your ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Can give Dr. a call: If she does not send enough blood flow to her brain, she "grays-out" and faints... and falls down, making her flat on the ground, which lets blood eve ... Read More

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