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Dark shadow like spot under vision? Is that a serious problem?

Dark shadow like spot under vision? Is that a serious problem?

Floaters?: Sounds like your describing a floater. Could be a problem. I'd see your ophthalmologist for a dilated exam to rule out retinal tears or detachments. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Small yellowish spot on white of eye right next to my pupil about 3 oclock position. No vision problems. Serious?

No: If no redness or pain or visual problem, this is not anything serious. It is probably a pinguecula, which is very common and not a source of concern, . ...Read more

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There's a small bright spot around the center of my vision. Could my congested nose and sinus problems be the cause?

There's a small bright spot around the center of my vision. Could my congested nose and sinus problems be the cause?

Not sinus related: It is very doubtful that this is related to congestion or sinus problems. Instead, it may be a retinal problem, or may be a visual migraine if the symptoms lasted only a few minutes. If the symptoms are persisting, see an eye doctor to rule out vision threatening problems. ...Read more

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I am having problem with my face dark spot for 4 yrs now?

I am having  problem with my face dark spot for 4 yrs now?

Doubts!: I do not think this will change if it has been this long. See a derm and see what the doc recommends. There are lighteners that may help but no necessarily recommended. ...Read more

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I am having problem. with my face dark spot for 4 yrs now.i am from nigeria?

I am having  problem.  with my face dark spot for 4 yrs now.i am from nigeria?

Dark spots: Since this is a persistent problem, follow up with a Dermatologist. Next, take note of the spot. Has it changed any over the years... Bigger/smaller, lighter/darker, painful? Be sure to share any changes with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hai docte I have problem with dark spot an my face and also same part on my face turn dark colour can ratino a reduce dark spot and darkness on face?

Hai  docte I have problem with dark spot an  my face and also same part on my face turn dark colour can ratino a reduce dark spot and darkness on face?

Dark Spot Treatment: First of all, there are several causes for dark spots. Dark spots caused from skin injury, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, can be treated with the following: - hydroquinone 2% (available without a prescription) to 8% (prescription only) - tretinoin (retin a), which works best in conjunction with hydroquinone - Azelaic Acid (azelex)- used in pregnant woman as an alternative to hydroquinone. ...Read more

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I see a dark spot in the middle of my field of vision plus a bunch of new floaters?

I see a dark spot in the middle of my field of vision plus a bunch of new floaters?

Floaters: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery. ...Read more

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Can cutting in the same spot over and over cause any serious long term problems? (besides infection and scarring)

Can cutting in the same spot over and over cause any serious long term problems? (besides infection and scarring)

Why would you???: Unless there is some medical reson for doing this, why would you want to cut over and over again in same place? Please explain? Besides infection and scarring, you coul sustain injuries to deep structures such as nerve, tendon, muscle bone. Furthermore, it could cause adhesions and interfere with function or interrupt blood supply and cause delayed healing. ...Read more

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