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What is the normal sclera color?

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Dr. Andrew Dahl
Ophthalmology 56 years experience
white: The normal scleral color is white. However one looks at the sclera through the conjunctiva which may be slightly grey or tan or yellow and contains blood vessels. In addition, if the sclera is thinned , one may see a bluish slate color because of the underlying choroid.
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Variable: Usually white but it can have some flecks of pigment in it and the color tends to get a bit ivory with age and time.
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Last updated Feb 24, 2019
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