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Retinal pigmentation causes

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Trauma, infection: The retina responds to trauma, infection and some inherited conditions by the production of pigment. The ophthalmologist can evaluate this and determ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Inherited eye diseas: Retinitis pigmentosa (rp) is a group of similar-appearing eye diseases that are hereditary in nature and can lead to blindness. There is no known eff... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
It is: A very darkly pigmented lesion of the retina found during an eye exam. It is similar to a mole or nevus, but has some distinctive differences. Unlik... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Depends: It depends on how many chrpe spots you have. If you only have one, observation is fine. If you have 4 or more, there is an increased risk for a type o... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dermatology 10 years experience
Osteogenesis imperfe: This classic finding in osteogenesis imperfecta is due to thin connective tissue in the sclera. However, children may have slightly blue tinted sclera... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 29 years experience
Sun, hormones, meds: Most common causes of increased pigmentation are sun exposure, hormones (ie: pregnancy, fertility treatments, oral contraceptives, hormonal replacemen... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Protect your skin: Stay out of the sun or wear sunscreen with spf 30 or higher when you go out.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
PIGMENTATION: I use eldoquin or hydroquinon 4 percent or the brand name lustra (hydroquinone) - af applied twice a day. Good luck! if not succesful please see a de... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Natural : We all have pigment cells in various layers of our skin and eye. The pigment within the cells can increase with age, change in hormones (pregnancy),... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 30 years experience
Yes: But mostly raised demarcated reddish lesions, usually sun sensitive. There are other types of rashes, some may scar. Vitiligo or loss of pigment may h... Read More
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