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why my white part of my eye are getting brown

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Nevus: This is a site of the growth of pigmented cells, similar to those that cause a mole on the skin. These are generally benign, and are more common in ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Nevus: This is most likely a deposit of pigment which some would call a nevus. It is more common to be on this part of the eye in more darkly pigmented race ... Read More
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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Needs exam: A new onset brown spot on the sclera sounds like a pigmented lesion and should be seen by an eye doctor to assess for melanoma. It is not uncommon to ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably little: Unless injured, the white part of the eye (sclera) can develop some brownish tint over time from the proliferation of pigmented cells which are common ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Nothing: Just like skin; parts of your white (sclera) may be a little brownish due to excessive melanosis or nevi. This is more common in dark skinned races. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Federico Mattioli
24 years experience LASIK Surgery
Freckle likely: Most commonly this would be a "freckle". Because this is non specific it is best to see your ophthalmologist eye surgeon for a close examination to b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Hmmm usually: Blood. Bleeding in this part of the eye can be innocuous. But if persistent see your eye doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Benign nevus: Brown pigmentation deposits on the white of the eye (actually in the conjunctival lining over the white of the eye) are common, especially in pigmente ... Read More
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Dr. Benjamin Rubin
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Ptergium: Could be a cyst, pterygium or pinguecula.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Mammo
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Nevus: Please have an eye specialist with on health tap video or in person check you. You want to make sure it's nothing dangerous such as conjunctival melan ... Read More
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