A 30-year-old member asked:
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what causes grey spots on my eyeball?

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Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Hard to say: A common finding is a peripheral grey haze ; edge of cornea known as "arcus senilus". A normal finding in elderly, may indicate triglyceride/cholesterol issues in young patients.
Answered on Jul 25, 2019

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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
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Likely normal: This may be what is called the nevus of ota. But have it confirmed by an ophthalmologist.

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