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A 21-year-old female asked:

I need to get surgery to get rid of two small, black dots in the back of my sclera. they have increased in size, and since they came, my eyes have been hurting. can you tell me the name of surgery or procedure that i heard of that will get rid of the smal

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Nevus: It's called conjunctival nevus or melanosis. it's most likely not on the back of sclera but on the conjunctiva which covers the sclera. It's similar to birth mark or mole on the skin. It can excised, pls consult ophthalmologist for options. these are some links: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17972544 http://eyewiki.org/Conjunctival_Melanocytic_Tumors

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