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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?

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?

Vessel disease: A cotton wool spot is a small blocked blood vessel in the retina. The most common cause is hypertension, followed by diabetes. If you don't have either of these two problems, the lesion could be inflammatory (caused by autoimmune disease), such as in lupus. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of cotton wool spots?

What are some of the symptoms of cotton wool spots?

See: Http://www. Consultant360.com/content/eye-signs-systemic-disease-case-2-cotton-wool-spot

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Please explain what are some symptoms of cotton wool spots?

Please explain what are some symptoms of cotton wool spots?

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Round black spots in both eyes, what to do?

Round black spots in both eyes, what to do?

Spots: These are called floaters and due to degeneration in the vitreous of the eye. This is usually benign, and improves with time. However, it is important to see an ophthalmologist to make sure there is no retinal problem. ...Read more

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What is the reason for blood spots in eyes?

What is the reason for blood spots in eyes?

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

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What causes my random blind spots in my eyes?

What causes my random blind spots in my eyes?

Hard to say: There are many possible explanations for what you describe, some benign, some serious. I would recommend a complete ophthalmic exam. ...Read more

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White spots by my eyes. Is this glaucoma or something?

White spots by my eyes. Is this glaucoma or something?

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

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Sometimes I see red spots when I close my eyes. Is this normal?

Sometimes I see red spots when I close my eyes. Is this normal?

Red spots: If the spots last a short time, this is ok. If they persist, then call your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have dark spots and what looks like dark clouds moving in front of my eyes

I have dark spots and what looks like dark clouds moving in front of my eyes

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

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Hi. I saw two tiny black spots on my iris (hazel eyes). I am worried. What could this be?

Hi. I saw two tiny black spots on my iris (hazel eyes). I am worried. What could this be?

Possible ephelis: You may have small freckles (epheli) or moles (nevi) that are almost always benign. By the fact that you 'just' discovered them, A friendly visit to an EYE MD would be very reassuring to you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Occasional flashing blind spots in eyes and I see flashing when my eyes are closed. What is causing this?

Occasional flashing blind spots in eyes and I see flashing when my eyes are closed. What is causing this?

Flashing lights: Flashing lights in the eyes with the lights out cound be a sign of retinal issues (tears, breaks, or detachment), migraine headache related, or other issues. You need to see an eye doctor as soon as possible for an evaluation. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I keep seeing bright spots in my vision even when I close my eyes and having headaches almost everyday. What causes this?

I keep seeing bright spots in my vision even when I close my eyes and having headaches almost everyday. What causes this?

Insufficient data: Please repost and include how long this has been going on, how long it lasts each time, and whether you have a diagnosis of migraine headaches. ...Read more

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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

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What works best for hyperpigmentation? Preferably affordable. I have some under my eyes, might've been eyecream I used. Also spots on cheeks.

What works best for hyperpigmentation? Preferably affordable. I have some under my eyes, might've been eyecream I used. Also spots on cheeks.

Depends: It depends on the depth of pigment in the skin, location, and your skin type. It is best to be seen by a dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment recommendation...However, in general hydroquinone and a topical retinoid are very effective. ...Read more

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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