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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
9 years experience Ophthalmology
Lubricate: It may be dry eye, allergy or infection warm compresses and artificial tears would be a good start. If no improvement, see your ophthalmologist to r ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Pinguecula: This could be a pinguecula which is benign but needs to be varied by a physician. Sun and wind make it worse.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Seek out a doctor!: The yellowing of the eyes, or jaundice, is usually caused by a serious medical problem of the liver. Please see a medical doctor today. Good luck an ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: 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
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
40 years experience Ophthalmology
increased bilirubin: There are multiple causes for increased serum bilirubin. Major ones are a. Hereditary hemolytic anemias. B. Liver disease. See your primary care dr ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
14 years experience Ophthalmology
See a doctor: Yellow eyes can be due to liver disease (scleral icterus). You can also have small growths that form on the eyes at 3 and 9 o'clock if you look at th ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Chandler
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Normal variations: Some people will develop a yellowish patch on the inside or outside of the colored part of the eye called a pingueculum, which may be associated with ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Degenerations???: True "yellow" eyes (sclera) need to be assessed for systemic jaundice which signifies liver disease ; need for medical evaluation. More commonly, a ye ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Yellow eyes: Often a yellow hue to the eyes are normal for that person. The best way to tell would be to look at old pictures and see it it looks similar. However, ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bello
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yellow eyes: 1- jaundice: yellowing of the sclerae (whites of the eyes), resulting from bile (or its pigment bilirrubin). This indicates serious liver disease. 2- ... Read More
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