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Brown Spot On Eye Iris
I have a brown spot on my iris and a mole that has 2 white spots on the back of my eye what does this mean?
20yo guy. Dark brown eyes. A small black spot in on iris. Last eye checkup was 5-6 mnths ago. Seems slightly raised. Vision=ok. Pupil=ok concerns:melanoma?
Highly unlikely: Don't panic and let your opthamologist tell what they think it is. ...Read more
Examination: Any new appearing lesions, spots & sores on the eye should be examined. You are probably seeing nevi or epheli both which are common on the iris. Rarely nevi can transform into melanoma. An examination will establish a diagnosis and a baseline. Most are monitored by periodic checkups. ...Read more
A nevus: Most of these are benign, but should be monitored for growth and / or increased pigmentation. Surgical excision would then be recommended. ...Read more
I have a blood spot in my eye from 5 yrs ago that has since dried and left a small brown spot in my eye!
Probably a benign ne: There are many reasons for the bleeding and the surface of the eye easily cleans this out. Probably you did not notice that the place where the blood showed up was where a nevus was, and you have noted it now because the blood caused you to pay attention to that area ...Read more
I have a brown spot on my eye and it just showed up. I can't see it when I look in the mirror but when I take a picture of it I can see it.?
Eye spot: It depends on its location. It's just like in real estate: location, location, location. Depending on where it is you will get different recommendations on what if anything to do. ...Read more
Hi, a light brown spot has come up under my left eye. It's about half a CM long and quarter CM wide. Do I need to worry or is it an age spot? I'm 33.
Get it checked: If it is a new growth, you should have it looked at. Usually these growths are benign, but a biopsy or removal will give you a diagnosis. ...Read more
I had a blood spot in my eye 5 years ago, it has since dried and left a small brown spot on the white of my eye! What can be done to remove it? Thanks
Spot: The spot in your eyes is a scar from the broken blood vessel. It can't be removed ...Read more
Hmmm usually: Blood. Bleeding in this part of the eye can be innocuous. But if persistent see your eye doctor. ...Read more
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
See your doctor: Anything pigmented like that should be directly observed by a doctor. ...Read more
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
I have a small brown spot in the white of my eye. Sometimes its irritating to my eye. Tried to get it off but couldn't. What could it be?
I have a brown spot on my left cheek under eye. Its been from 6 year. I m very upset. Its grow more. Plz help me getrid of this.
Exam: You need to have an ophthalmologist or oculoplastic specialist examine and advise. It could be very serious! ...Read more
Hi I've noticed a brown Pigmented spot on the white part of my eye. It's slowly spreading further. Can this be anything serious?
Could be: See your doctor. For the fact that it is enlarging is of concern ...Read more
Why do I have a brown spot in my eye? Hi, I have a brown spot in my right eye (which is lazy). I believe it has been there since birth and it's very
Likely a birthmark..: This spot is likely a small nevus. It is like a birthmark or beauty spot. Overtime it should stay about the same size. If it starts to get bigger, you need to have an ophthalmologist take a look at it. If you can, get a closeup picture of it and save it for future reference. If no one has ever told you why you have a "lazy eye" you should save that that checked. ...Read more
A month ago a friend noticed a brown spot on the white part of my eye at the corner. I am a 31 yr old latina female. Can it be melanoma?
Pigment in the eye: You must see an opthalmologist to make sure it is a beniign coloration rather than a concerning pigmentation that needs urgent attention. ...Read more
I woke up with a small white spot on the brown part of my eye, my eye is red, and it aches. I do not wear contacts. What could this be?
Hi, I woke up today with a brown spot (4mm - flat) under my eye. I want to know how I can get rid of it. Thanks I have a cold recently, which gave me poor sleep. I use sunscreen regularly too. I am 28 yr old male.
Brown spot: Need to know what it is first so get it examined ...Read more
I have brown spot on both side of my pupils in the white area with red blood Vessels in the corners of my eye?
May be normal or: If it has always been there then it may be normal pigmentation. But if it is something new. Consult your family doctor or an Opthalmologist ...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