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Doctor insights on: Blue Gray Sclera (Whites Of The Eyes)

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My 2 year old has 2-3 small grey/blue spots on his sclera in both eyes since born, will he grow out of it? Was told common and ok, but I worry

My 2 year old has 2-3 small grey/blue spots on his sclera in both eyes since born, will he grow out of it? Was told common and ok, but I worry

Normal: Just like our skin the sclera can have pigment changes as well. These changes may or may not change over the course of your child's life. It does not affect the vision. ...Read more

Sclera (Definition)

The sclera is the white hard covering of the eye. It creates the actual "eye ball" and is made out of dense connective tissue. The conjunctiva is a thin, clear ...Read more


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My babys eyes look like there is pink on the sclera is this normal he is 4mths with gray eyes and it looks like its going arond the outside of iris?

My babys eyes look like there is pink on the sclera is this normal he is 4mths with gray eyes and it looks like its going arond the outside of iris?

Pink on the eye: May be conjunctivits. Most is viral some is bacteria ( usually have a discharge if bacteria, may also be allergic, Sometimes if the nose is congested there is back up for fluid to the eye and that can cause eye swelling and other issues . F/u and call pediatrician this AM ...Read more

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My baby (33 mo.) has a slightly gray spot on her left eye. The spot is located on the upper right side of the sclera. The eye surface is smoothly.

Dermoid: This could be a congenital piece of tissue in the wrong place. You should see an ophthalmologist for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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16 month old with grey spots on Sclera both eyes.. Should I worry?

16 month old with grey spots on
Sclera both eyes.. Should I worry?

No: common enough and is called scleral melanocytosis the melanocytes are the skin cells that add color to the skin and this can happen in the eyes also see an opthalmologist if you are concerned, but is not a problem ...Read more

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Tiny grey spot at the end of blood vessel in eye and discolored patch with a tinge of yellowish brown on my sclera. Eyes were irritated with sunblock?

Tiny grey spot at the end of blood vessel in eye and discolored patch with a tinge of yellowish brown on my sclera. Eyes were irritated with sunblock?

Sun damage: It sounds like you have pinguecula. It caused by sun UV ray. It sometimes can get inflame 2/2 dry eye, irritation , allergy or more sun exposure. Pls use tear drops and avoid sun by wearing UV AB protected sunglasses. ...Read more

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Sclera (white of eye) is a bluish grey color, should I be concerned?

Sclera (white of eye) is a bluish grey color, should I be concerned?

Depends: Thinning of the sclera can result in the pigmented layer of the retina showing through. Mild thinning is of no concern. Extensive thinning can be a problem. This usually appears very dark in appearance. ...Read more

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A Grey patch on sclera appeared a week ago. It completely covers from the edge of my iris to inner corner of eye. Could this be a serious disease?

A Grey patch on sclera appeared a week ago. It completely covers from the edge of my iris to inner corner of eye. Could this be a serious disease?

Maybe: Several things are on the list including medications, diseases of the eye as well as other systemic diseases that can cause this. See link below for more info. Best to see eye doctor for eval http://www.aao.org/publications/eyenet/200703/am_rounds.cfm Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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My sclera is blueish grey on the left eye. Is it a problem? Also, I sleep late playing on my phone until 5:00am

My sclera is blueish grey on the left eye. Is it a problem? Also, I sleep late playing on my phone until 5:00am

Blue sclera: As for the blue sclera, see your physician and potentially a geneticist. There are a variety of bone and cartilage disorders which are associated with blue sclera. Regarding the sleeping late, I would recommend shutting off your phone and all tech screens at LEAST one hour before you plan to go to sleep. Warm bath, dark light, books, bed. ...Read more

Blue Gray Sclera (Definition)

Blue-gray sclera refers to a bluish-gray color of the whites of the eyes. This may be normal or seen in medical conditions ...Read more