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Cotton Wool Spots Eyes
Cotton wool spot right eye found on annual eye exam. I am seeing an opthamologist in two weeks. What concerns are associated with this spot?
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Sub conj hemorrhage: Blood spots on the eye surface are typically harmless but can take 1-2 weeks to resolve completely. They are often due to a hard cough, sneeze or bowel movement. They can also occur when you rub your eyes. The risk is greater in patients who use blood thinners or Aspirin on a regular basis. ...Read more
Pingueculae: If these spots are on the white part of the eye, they may be benign growths called pingueculae. If they are on the eyelid, they may be plugged oil glands. ...Read more
Red spots: If the spots last a short time, this is ok. If they persist, then call your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
See eye doctor: It could be cysts, xanthaloma, molluscom.Get a more detailed answer ›
Floaters and Flashes: These are called "floaters." They happen to almost everyone. They are caused by natural breakdown of the normal vitreous gel that forms the eye, which is made of collagen and other molecules. IF you are having flashing lights in addition to the floaters, you need to be seen ASAP by an eye doctor for a dilated exam to check for a retinal tear or detachment. ...Read more
Fordyce spots: Do not need to be removed. They are harmless. ...Read more
Occasional flashing blind spots in eyes and I see flashing when my eyes are closed. What is causing this?
I found tiny purple spots under my eyes. This happened the after I cried for about a 1/2 hour. I can attach a picture?
Pic =HealthTap Prime: For a personal diagnosis, you would need HealthTap Prime. This would give you a one-on-one conversation with a physician, and the ability to provide video or a picture for review. ...Read more
I keep seeing bright spots in my vision even when I close my eyes and having headaches almost everyday. What causes this?
I'm new to contacts and have noticed that the whites of my eyes have been getting redder and have also noticed a yellow tinge in some spots?
Contact solution: It takes a while to get used to contacts but if you feel it's bad then you may be reacting to the contact lens solution so try a different one or see your doctor. Of course infection is a possibility but you'll know it if there is a discharge. I'm guessing that the yellow spots have always been there but you never looked so closely. ...Read more
What works best for hyperpigmentation? Preferably affordable. I have some under my eyes, might've been eyecream I used. Also spots on cheeks.
What causes spots before your eyes and swiggles at the sides I see sometimes swiggles at the sides of my eyes and spots in front. I do wear glasses
Most: Most commonly are vitreous floaters. The back of eye is filled with the vitreous humour which is a clear jelly like substance. As we age, this jelly liquifies and can break up ---bits of it floating around in your vision. Rarely this process can cause a hole or tear to form in the retina, so it is important to have a good dilated eye exam to rule this out. ...Read more
I have small brown spots on the whites of both of my eyes. They have been there for years, now my eyes are getting itchy the brown spots have grown?
See eye doc: You likely have a condition known as pterygia whereby a membrane-like structure gets inflamed and often bigger. See an eye doctor ...Read more