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A 43-year-old member asked:

How to get my sclera white again?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Young Choi
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
White eyes: Most likely it is the layer above the sclera called conjunctiva that may be red. There are many causes of red eyes; therefore, there is no one fix to curing it. Please see your ophthalmologist or optometrist for initial evaluation.
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Dr. Anjana Jindal
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Examination: There are many causes of discoloration of the sclera. Some of them are treatable and some are not. See your eye care provider for an evaluation and potential treatment.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

How to get white sclera again?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Damien Luviano
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
See an eye doctor: As we age the clear tissue that covers the sclera is exposed to the environment and like the rest of our body undergoes aging changes. These changes include pigmentary changes, increase in size of blood vessels, and slight darkening of the conjunctiva when compared to the part of eye under the lids. To rule out disease see an eye doctor. Avoid abuse of drops to.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2013
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