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A 29-year-old female asked:

My son who is seven has white circles around his eyes. the r symmetrical so the doc said that rules out vitiligo. what can it be?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
White circles: White circles around the eyes definitely sounds abnormal. Although symmetric disease is uncommon, vitiligo is possible. I would see a dermatologist to determine the cause and prevent progression.
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