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Have cyst on R eyeball. Feels like sand on surface of my eye. It is a clear irregular bump on the white part. Hurts. L eye is prosthesis. Worried!

Have cyst on R eyeball. Feels like sand on surface of my eye. It is a clear irregular bump on the white part. Hurts. L eye is prosthesis. Worried!

Pinguecula: This is most likely a normal structure called a pinguecula. These are located next to the colored part of the eye at the 3 and 9 o'clock positions. Probably reasonable given that you have only one eye, to have an ophthalmologist inspect this to be sure. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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How do you treat eyeball cysts?

How do you treat eyeball cysts?

Conjunctival cyst: Depending on the size. A small conj. Cyst can be removed by incising with a small needle and is painless. A larger one may need to be incised and the entire cyst sack be removed. This takes a little longer, but with the right drops and possibly a small injection of Lidocaine is painless also. ...Read more

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What could cause an eyeball cyst?

What could cause an eyeball cyst?

No known cause: Cysts are common and in most cases, occur without any known reason. ...Read more

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How can they remove an eye cyst?

How can they remove an eye cyst?

See your eye doctor : You need to see your eye doctor, and have them evaluate the size, position, how long you've had it, and what type it is. They can discuss with you the best approach, and what's involved. Usually, it's an outpatient procedure, so you go home the same day. ...Read more

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How do you remove a conjunctival eye cyst?

How do you remove a conjunctival eye cyst?

Excision: A benign conjunctival cyst that causes associated irritation or is large enough to be bothersome, can be excised under local or topical anesthesia. I do these in my office under an operating microscope, and i generally have to place an absorbable suture to secure the wound. ...Read more

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What is the procedure for removing a cyst on your lower eye lid?

What is the procedure for removing a cyst on your lower eye lid?

Eye lid cyst: This depends on the location within the eye lid, weather it is superficial or deep. Either way it is office minor surgery with quick recovery and little or no pain. ...Read more

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I need to know the reason why I have a lot of fat cysts in different parts of my body -back, eye, ...?

I need to know the reason why I have a lot of fat cysts in different parts of my body -back, eye, ...?

Genetics: Younare probably genetically prone. These are not related to diet or the result of a particular lifestyle. ...Read more

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My son got small cyst under skin of his head above his left eye , do I need to do scan to find out what it is , I have concerns about it , ?

My son got small cyst under skin of his head above his left eye , do I need to do scan to find out what it is , I have concerns about it , ?

Dermoid cyst: Usually it is a dermoid cyst, which is not harmful. It can enlarge over time. You can get a scan for a likely diagnosis or can have it cut out or just watch it. Most of my patients chose to have it removed to find out for sure what it is. ...Read more

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I have a cyst on my eye how do I get rid of it?

I have a cyst on my eye how do I get rid of it?

Cyst: If the cyst is on the eye, it is generally benign. If it becomes larger and bothersome, it can be surgically removed. A bump on the eyelid is usually a stye or chalazion, which can be managed with warm compresses and topical antibiotic. In either case, seek help from your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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