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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?
Rare issue: In 25 years of specialty practice I have never seen this in caucasian race except in rare cases of conjunctival nevi. Much more common in blacks who can develop progressive conjunctival melanosis which should be addressed by eye physician. ...Read more
I am 18 years old Chinese. My sclera is gery bluish. There are brown spots on my sclera. A brown dot on my left eye and an irregular shape on right?
Opthalmology consult: Please make an appt to have a comprehensive opthalmological exam ...Read more
Pinguecula: A pinguecula, which is a deposit/build up on the white part of the eye (sclera) due to uv light and dryness of the eyes. You can use artificial tears, and use a cap and/or sunglasses when outdoors. If it gets large, constantly irritated (red), or grows over the cornea, you may need medicated drops or surgery. ...Read more
Discolored eyes: If uniform color, may be hereditary, espeically if afroamerican. However, if isolated area, may be due to previous bleeding (subconjunctival hemorrahge). Should see eye care provider, slight, slight possiblity could be more severe condition. ...Read more
My lower part of my sclera is always brownish and yellowish. But the upper part is just fine. Why is that? And how can I treat it?
No treatment needed: Slight brownish/ yellowish discoloration of lower sclera is a normal phenomenon in a lot of people. It doesn't require any treatment if there are no other symptoms. Feel good ...Read more
Why does the sclera of my eye isn't white instead its. .. Slight brown....I dun smoke or consume alchohol?
Can you tell me if on my sclera (white part of my eye) there's a little brown speck on it, does anyone know if this is dangerous and if I can get rid of it?
Nevus: This is most likely a deposit of pigment which some would call a nevus. It is more common to be on this part of the eye in more darkly pigmented races. It is probably in the conjunctiva as this would be rare on the sclera. It can be removed by your ophthalmologist if it bothers you cosmetically but that is usually not covered by insurance. Really, really rarely this can be a melanoma. ...Read more
When I move my eyes side to side, I see some bubbling or bulging of a clear film on my sclera. Also, there's yellowish brown discoloration around iris?
Bubbling or bulging of a clear film on my sclera when I move my eyes side to side. Also, there's yellowish brown discoloration around iris that seems to be moveable as well under lower eyelid too?
Causes of chemosis:
Bruce, It looks like you have some fluid that accumulated under the conjunctiva (the clear film covering your sclera) and this is called chemosis. It can be clear, pinkish or yellowish.
Is it on both sides?
How long has it been there and what were you doing when it started?
Is it painful?
Have you tried using artificial tears?
There are many things that cause this, need more info. ...Read more
I'm 20 and I got yellowish sclera and dark circle around pupil and few brown spots in my eyes. I'm sure im not affected by jaundice. Can u reason me??
See your doctor: Yellow sclera often means jaudice. Usually the urine would be dark. You may have hepatitis. Blood and other liver diseases can cause it also. The brown spots may be pigment in the conjunctiva of the eyes if you have dark skin. This would be normal and not related. See a doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more
I have a moveable fluid pocket in the conjunctiva. I have a yellow/brown spot with this too on sclera. No pain or red. Eye feels sluggish and watery?
Picture: Even with your good description, I think this requires a picture at least. ...Read more
I just noticed my 8 year old son's sclerae look brown. We are Caucasian and fair-skinned. What would cause this?
Jaundice?: If they are dark yellowish it could jaundice. He need to be checked by his pediatrician to evaluate the couse of it whether liver problem, any form of hepatitis, hemolytic blood disorders or metabolic diseases. ...Read more
Pigment: Blood vessels are either dark red or light red being veins and arteries respectively. If you have brown vessels, and if you are dark skinned it is a normal finding. You have a lot of melanocytes deposited around the blood vessel in sclera making it look brown. If is sudden change see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Yes: This can occur spontaneously, or as part of a syndrome, such as Congenital Horner's syndrome or Waldenberg's syndrome, or due to acquired disorder. ...Read more
Iris heterochromia: This can be congenital or acquired. If acquired, it could be due to disease in one eye but not the other. Congenital iris heterochromia can be due to a birth injury causing a Horner's syndrome. You should see an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Nothing: Just like skin; parts of your white (sclera) may be a little brownish due to excessive melanosis or nevi. This is more common in dark skinned races. All of the white part may turn yellowish but never brown. Yellowish may be due to liver disease or hereditary anemias. See your family doctor. ...Read more
Brown spots: Brown spots on white of eye can be due to: freckle (nevus; genetic changes; pigment where blood vessel enters white part of eye); elevated brown/red things: pinguecula or pterygium (due to long term sun exposure; usually elevated, starting to grow onto cornea); see an eyemd if any concerns. ...Read more
Iris color: Not permanently. Often, at this time of year, we are asked to dispense color contact lenses that come in a variety of colors. If you are not already a contact lens wearer, you should have them fitted. ...Read more
Yes: Only way to use colored contacts please ...Read more
Brown or blue: Assuming the brown eye woman is heterozygous (has a dominant and a recessive gene) there would be 50-50 chance of a blue eyed baby and a 50-50 chance of a brown eyed baby. If the woman had only the dominant gene of brown eyes there would be a 100% chance of a brown eyed baby. ...Read more
Brown: Brown. But why cover green eyes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Nope: Unless you want to have a colored lens implanted, which is very dangerous and not approved in this country. ...Read more
Colored contact lens: Colored contact lenses are the only way to change the appearance of your eye color. ...Read more
Yes: There are cosmetic contact lenses, some that are opaque, that will give the appearance that your eyes are a different color. However, this only remains so as long as the contact lenses are in your eyes. There is no way to permanently change the color of the eye. ...Read more
What to do if I do not want my wife to take a medication that will change her eye color to brown?
Ask doc for another: Only a certain class of drops will change eye color. Usually used for managing eye pressure. There are other choices that don't have that side effect. Talk to her doc about those choices ...Read more
What to do if I have one brown eye, and the other is half brown-half green. None of my family have multicoloured eyes?
Accept: The uniqueness that Mother Nature has bestowed upon you. ...Read more