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Does anyone have a freckle inside their eye?

Does anyone have a freckle inside their eye?

Yes, not uncommon: What you describe is a melanocytic nevus. A nevus is another name for a mole and they can also occur in the eye. In fact they can occur anywhere where pigment is present (skin, eye, inner ear, meninges, bone & heart). So it is not uncommon to have a mole in the eye. As with a skin mole, it should be checked. See an ophthalmologist periodically to ensure that it is benign & not changing. ...Read more

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Freckle (Definition)

A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more


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I have this huge dot on my side of my eye. Is that just a freckle?

I have this huge dot on my side of my eye. Is that just a freckle?

See an eye doctor: Depending on its location, color, shape, size, and amount of time present, this may be normal or it may require being treated. Once it is evaluated, your eye doctor can explain what this "dot" is and offer options to treat it. ...Read more

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Should i wear contacts with eye freckle?

Should i wear contacts with eye freckle?

Not an issue: Freckles being flat and without symptoms do not interfere with contact lens use. Conversely contact lenses do not change freckles. ...Read more

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Can you see a freckle on eye ball?

Can you see a freckle on eye ball?

Eye freckles: Eye freckles, or pigment spots, can occur on the white of the eye (especially in people who have more darkly pigmented skin) or actually inside the eye. This most commonly occurs on the iris, or colored part of the eye, but can also occur under the retina in the back of the eye. ...Read more

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I have what looks to be a red freckle under my eye. It's been there my whole life. Is it really a freckle or could it be something else?

I have what looks to be a red freckle under my eye. It's been there my whole life. Is it really a freckle or could it be something else?

Angioma: This is almost certainly a microcollection of a looped vascular tuft just under the skin. Under high power the vessels would show up but in ordinary observation it just looks like a red bump. These are benign, will cause no health or visual changes and are best ignored. ...Read more

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Why do I have a freckle behind my left eye?

Why do I have a freckle behind my left eye?

Many do: I suppose you mean you were told by an ophthalmologist that you a freckle behind your left eye. The doctor probably saw a mole in the choroidal tissue under the retina. Many people have these. They are just like moles elsewhere. Majority do not change. Only a very few may enlarge and cause trouble. Check it yearly. ...Read more

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What are freckles in the eye?

What are freckles in the eye?

Choriodal Nevi: This means freckle in eye. Most of them are benign, but you want to follow the recommendation of an ophthalmologist as sometimes people can have choroidal melanoma - a tumor in the eye. Typically photographs can be taken to monitor for changes and if so then sometimes a biopsy is needed. Please see your ophthalmologist if you have not done so. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is a freckle in the eye caused by sun exposure? And will it ever go away?

Is a freckle in the eye caused by sun exposure? And will it ever go away?

No: If you are referring to pigmentation on the white part of the eye, this is normal, unless it is changing. If you are referring to a "freckle" inside the eye, likely it is a nevis. This should be evaluated an followed by an ophthalmologist ...Read more

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