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A 60-year-old male asked:

I have small jelly-like swelling on white of eye on inside corner plus a similar swelling (but less noticeable) on my other eye in same position.

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Pinguecula: This is a normal structure analogous to a callous on your hand, which the eye makes to protect itself. Almost everyone in the middle years has them although you might need high magnification to see them in some people.

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Last updated Mar 2, 2019

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