U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Australia
A 59-year-old male asked:

i have a hard small white lesion developed in the inner corner of my eye on the mucous membrane (not on the eye lid). in the middle of the red tissue? see file photo i have sent

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Pinguecula: I do not know how to find or open your file. It sounds like a pinguecula which is lead you'd degeneration of the conjunctiva caused by exposure yo the environment (sun, wind, dryness, uv light). Wear sun glasses and keep the eye lubricated with artificial tears, and wear a hat. See and ophthalmologist.
Dr. William Dieck
Ophthalmology 38 years experience
Axenfeld's Loop: These are loops of nervous tissue (posterior ciliary) that are visible on the whte part of the eye sclera). They are normal. Don't worry about them.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
$30 per visit with
membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
$30 per visit with
membership
Last updated Feb 29, 2020

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.