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white patches on eyes ball what can it be?

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Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
17 years experience Ophthalmology
May be a pinguecula: These are growths on the white of the eye that commonly occur from the elements, such as wind and uv rays, also may occur from dryness.
Answered on Jul 28, 2014
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