A 31-year-old member asked:
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what to do if i have a spot on the white part of my eyeball (unsure of the name for the white part of the eye) cont. below?

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Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Pinguecula: Sounds like a pinguecula, which is a deposit/build up on the white part of the eye (sclera) due to uv light and dryness of the eyes. You can use artificial tears, and use a cap and/or sunglasses when outdoors. Sometimes you do not notice them until there is inflammation causing a red background making the white spot(s) more noticeable.
Answered on Nov 13, 2016

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