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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caridad Santos
64 years experience Ophthalmology
Pinguecula: Probably this is a pinguecula which is a response of the white blood cells of the eye to an allergen such as dust etc. This may or may not progress to ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Eye infection: This might be an infection and should be checked by a doctor as soon as possible so it does not spread or get worse.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Eye lesion: We would need to know more information to give a better answer but if it is a new onset lesion and very close to the eye try to make an appointment wi ... Read More
Dr. David Campbell
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Caruncle: If you're referring to the fleshy area in the corner nearest to the nose, it's called the caruncle.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Seifi
Dr. Ali Seifi answered
25 years experience Critical Care
Do not Strain !: You need to go see an ophthalmologist. Floaters and flickering spot with strain could be a sign of vitreous hemorrhage or retinal detachment. Go to op ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Pinguecula: This is a normal structure, more prominent in the middle years of life, which is the eyes form of protective covering for that exposed part of the eye ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Pingueculae: You have discovered your pingueculae, spots of elastic and fibrous tissue next the the cornea at the three and nine o'clock position. These are the n ... Read More
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Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
SPOT ON CORNER EYE: SINCE I CANNOT SEE THIS, IT WOULD BE BEST TO SEE YOU REGULAR DOCTOR. HE OR SHE MAY REFER YOU TO AN EYE SPECIALIST. DONT WAIT AND BEST LUCK
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Should be examined: Most spots like this are forms of freckles or moles; however, melanoma can also appear like this. Be safe and have this examined by an ophthalmologis ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: This may signifiy a problem with the retina. When you blink it stresses the retina with rapid changes in light intensity and may uncover a weaker spo ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Retina issue: Take him to the emergency room. Anything that happens acutely like that when it involves a patch in the visual field requires immediate investigation.
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