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A 34-year-old member asked:

If i have a flesh colored plaque in inner corner of my eye, do i see ophthalmologist or dermatologist? how can they test/treat it?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Timothy Sullivan
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Ophthalmologist: A yellowish plaque could be pinguecula. You should use artificial tears, sunglasses, and a baseball cap. See your ophthalmologist for further advice.
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
Ophthalmology 41 years experience
Eye doctor: Anything that involves the eye itself should be seen by an eye doctor. This is also true if a skin lesion is very near the eyelid.

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