A 35-year-old member asked:
why does the white part of your eye turn yellow?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Richard Wieder answered
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Yellow eyes: Yellowing of the eyes can be caused by chronic sunlight exposure. This causes degenerative changes in those parts of the white of the eye which are most exposed to the sun. If the eyes are diffusely yellow, then it could be caused by jaundice and should be evaluated by your medical doctor.
Answered on Sep 3, 2013
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