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I have a black spot in the edge of my eyes.. I have it from my birth .. I don't know what is it!!

I have a black spot in the edge of my eyes.. I have it from my birth .. I don't know what is it!!

Eyespots; referral: This would be tdifficult to diagnose this finding without seeing your eyes in person or on a very clear picture. I recommend an evaluation by your family physician or an optometrist. ...Read more

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I have a black spot in the middle of one of my eyes? What is cause g that?

I have a black spot in the middle of one of my eyes? What is cause g that?

Many causes: You need to have this checked because there are many possible causes of this. A new floater is a common cause, but the floater would tend to move around and not be exactly in the center of the vision. All other causes are mostly involving the retina, so a dilated eye exam by an ophthalmologist is indicated. Even if it just a floater, the dilated exam is indicated to rule out a retinal tear. ...Read more

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I am seeing a black spot in one of my eyes when I close them. It's always in the same spot, and never appears in the light. It disappears in seconds.

I am seeing a black spot in one of my eyes when I close them. It's always in the same spot, and never appears in the light. It disappears in seconds.

Exam: It's difficult to know for sure, but an exam would be most helpful in your case. Subtle grayish spots that move with eye movements are usually vitreous floaters & are seen in the light. You describe that you don't notice this spot in light, but presumably when you turn off the lights. This may represent some subtle changes in the retina or could be just after image which dissipates quickly. Exam. ...Read more

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Girlfriend was in the sun all day and she now has a small black spot on her upper eye lid. She is light skinned with blue eyes and the spot was just n?

Girlfriend was in the sun all day and she now has a small black spot on her upper eye lid. She is light skinned with blue eyes and the spot was just n?

Freckle: Chances are this is a freckle or light mole that became darker as the sun rays activated the melanocytes. There are many other possibilities, but would have to know more. ...Read more

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I feel tension constantly behind my eyes as if someone has pulled my optic nerves taught. And there is a faint big black spot in my central vision?

I feel tension constantly behind my eyes as if someone has pulled my optic nerves taught. And there is a faint big black spot in my central vision?

Eye visit: Any fixed black spot in your central vision that does not resolve indicates an eye problem requiring prompt examination. With eye pain, could have some kind of optic neuritis, otherwise could have some retinal disorder. ...Read more

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