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Should i be worried about this blue spot on the white of my eye?

Should i be worried about this blue spot on the white of my eye?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Girlfriend was in the sun all day and she now has a small black spot on her upper eyelid. 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 eyelid. 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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Eyes test was perfect 20/20 vision. I see black spots flashes and Sparks of blue but my eye test was perfect nothing wrong. What could be the cause?

Eyes test was perfect 20/20 vision. I see black spots flashes and Sparks of blue but my eye test was perfect nothing wrong. What could be the cause?

Possible migraine: If you are seeing these spots and sparks in a pattern and for some defined period (15-30 min) this could be due to migraine visual phenomena. If it is just a momentary thing then it probably relates to the vitreous gel in one or both eyes getting a bit more liquified. ...Read more

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As long as I don't get hit in the eye I can prevent a retinal datchment am I correct? I feel fine I don't have any floaters just some blue spots rarely

As long as I don't get hit in the eye I can prevent a retinal datchment am I correct? I feel fine I don't have any floaters just some blue spots rarely

Not quite: Getting hit, sudden stops or turns can also place a weakened retina in jeopardy. It's not just one punch to the eye that will cause damage. ...Read more

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Small brown spot in white eyeball caused by what?

Small brown spot in white eyeball caused by what?

Nevi: Small brown spot could be a pigmented nevis (mole) or scleral veins showing through the conjunctiva. If it increases in size or causes discomfort go to your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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White spot on white of eye?

White spot on white of eye?

Pingueculum: The most common spot seen on the eye is a whitish to yellowish spot on the nasal or temporal side of the cornea — a normal structure termed a pingueculum. It is highlighted if the eye gets red. It is benign and not a problem. If the eye is persistently red, or the vision is down, or the eye hurts, see your ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes a spot in the white of your eye?

What causes a spot in the white of your eye?

What does: It look like? Is it red or brown? Is it flat or elevated? Is it new or old? ...Read more

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There's a gray spot on my eye ball. Is this normal?

There's a gray spot on my eye ball. Is this normal?

It is common.: The most common "grey spots" on the white of the eye are called pingueculae. These grey spots generally are nasal or temporal and are caused by "actinic degeneration"-- changes from being outdoors in the wind and sun. They can become inflamed and can grow onto the clear cornea and become pterygium, which could impact vision and require removal if they get close to the center of the cornea. ...Read more

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I had spot in my eye wht can I do?

I had spot in my eye wht can I do?

Go to your doctor: This is probably a posterior vitreous detachment. The gel inside your eyes, vitreous, has partially liquefied & is pulling away from the retina which lines the back of your eye & is a normal with aging. This causes floaters. The only concern is if it begins to pull on the retina & tears it. Retinal tears can lead to retinal detachment & blindness. Go to your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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What does white spot back of eye mean?

What does white spot back of eye mean?

Need more data: A white spot that is in the retina could be normal variant or something serious. Usually seen on eye exam, and not seen with the naked eye, get checked by the eye md since you may not have symptoms. ...Read more

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What does a white spot mean in your eye?

What does a white spot mean in your eye?

Pinguecula?: Actinic damage can manifest as small yellow-white "bumps", usually @ the 3:00 ; 9:00 position along the surface of the conjunctiva in the horizontal interlid area. These are benign. Tears ; uv blocking lenses are appropriate. ...Read more

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White cloudy spot on colored part of eye?

White cloudy spot on colored part of eye?

White spot: Based on the description, it sounds like you are having an issue in your cornea. This can be a sign of something serious so you need to see an eye doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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White spot in corner of eye, what is this?

White spot in corner of eye, what is this?

Pinguecula: Probably this is a pinguecula which is a response of the white blood cells of the eye to an allergen such as dust etc. This may or may not progress to a pterygium, a benign growth extending over the edge of the cornea which has to be surgically removed.\
management is anti allergic eye drops or steroid eye drops. ...Read more

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Dark spot in white part of eye. Does it go?

Dark spot in white part of eye. Does it go?

Depends: A red blood spot will normally clear in days to a week. A darker pigmented spot is similar to a freckle and will stay. One can also get other spots like nevi (moles) or even cancers. Go see your eye md and have it looked at. ...Read more

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I have brown spot on the white part of my eye?

Freckle likely: Most commonly this would be a "freckle". Because this is non-specific it is best to see your ophthalmologist eye surgeon for a close examination to be sure. Size, color, location, stability are all factors that can indicate the type of lesion. ...Read more

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I have a spot under my eye, what can this cause?

I have a spot under my eye, what can this cause?

Please clarify: Can you please be a bit more descriptive? The word "spot" is too ambiguous. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a huge blood spot on my eyeball?

What to do if I have a huge blood spot on my eyeball?

Blood on eye: Generally this will go away by itself. If you are on a blood thinner, make sure you are at the right dosage. Do not rub your eye to aggravate the bleeding. ...Read more

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What does the cloudy white spot on my baby’s eye mean?

What does the cloudy white spot on my baby’s eye mean?

Prompt evaluation: A white spot on the eye is not normal and requires prompt evaluation. The sooner the better. There are many possible causes, and prompt attention is required. ...Read more

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Please describe the medicine for blood spot on eyeball.?

Please describe the medicine for blood spot on eyeball.?

None: What you describe sounds like a spontaneuous subconjunctival hemorrhage, otherwise known as a bruise on the eye. It can occur without injury and tends to resolve spontaneously. No medicine is needed. If associated with pain or vision loss, however, it should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is causing the brown spot on the white part of my eye?

What is causing the brown spot on the white part of my eye?

Hmmm usually: Blood. Bleeding in this part of the eye can be innocuous. But if persistent see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Tiny pink spot right by the color of my eye. What could this be?

Tiny pink spot right by the color of my eye. What could this be?

Pinguecula!: If it is on the white part of the eye (usually just nasal to the colored part) it is most likely a pinguecula, a small growth caused by exposure to uv light and dry environment. It may be pterygium, viral growth, infection, foreign body, etc. See and ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What does the gray spot on the eyeball is. What causes to get it?

What does the gray spot on the eyeball is. What causes to get it?

Gray eye spot: The most common cause of a gray eye spot as we age is senile scleral plaques. They are benign and do not cause any problems. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a brown spot on the white part of your eye?

What does it mean to have a brown spot on the white part of your eye?

Can be normal: Darker-skinned people often have areas of pigmentation on their conjunctiva (clear vascular layer over the white). This is normal. You may also have a benign area of degeneration called a pinguecula, which can be caused by sun, dust, and wind. Malignant brown spots on the white of the eye are rare and are usually found in patients much older than you, but if in doubt, get it checked out. ...Read more

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There is a spot on the upper right lid of my eye. Should i be concerned?

Maybe: Depends on what it looks like and what it is. It may be an infection, a benign skin growth, or a malignant skin growth. See and eye care specialist. ...Read more

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What is this dark spot in my eye? It is slightly darker and transluscent.

What is this dark spot in my eye? It is slightly darker and transluscent.

Floater: Usually just a vitreous floater caused by thin strands of connective tissue that run through the vitreous jelly in the back of your eye. Sometimes, however, there can be blood in the eye from diabetic retinopathy or trauma. Sometimes just a dry spot or a little allergy. Go see your specialist eye md (ophthalmologist) who will establish the exact cause. ...Read more

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I have brown spot in the white part of my eye, I had it for 2 years now and it starting to itch?

I have brown spot in the white part of my eye, I had it for 2 years now and it starting to itch?

Benign nevus: Brown pigmentation deposits on the white of the eye (actually in the conjunctival lining over the white of the eye) are common, especially in pigmented races. Is this spot the same size over the two years you have noticed it? There are many reasons for eye itching and misbehaving spots are usually not the cause. See if it is present on an old picture. And then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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There is a small brown spot in my left eyeball on the white part and it was present since birth what does it mean?

There is a small brown spot in my left eyeball on the white part and it was present since birth what does it mean?

Nevus: Probably a nevus, a freckle. If it changes, make sure you see an ophthalmologist. But if its looked the same since birth, then I think its safe for now. ...Read more

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I have a small brown spot in the white of my eye. Sometimes it's irritating to my eye. Tried to get it off but couldn't. What could it be?

I have a small brown spot in the white of my eye. Sometimes it's irritating to my eye. Tried to get it off but couldn't. What could it be?

Exam: A brown spot on the eye with irritation might be a foreign body & requires an examination. Don't try to remove it yourself. At the same time of the examination, if it's something different, appropriate treatment can be rendered. Make an appointment today. ...Read more