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Eye Drops For Yellow Eyes
My family member lives in Africa and she has had yellow eyes for a long time could liver dis. Or jaundice be a possibility. Any eye drop recommended?
Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.
Jaundice: This is the buildup of bile pigments which is the result of liver or gall bladder disease. Incomplete excretion of these pigments stains the sclera yellow. With resolution of the problem, the white of the eye will return to normal. Good idea to see your gastroenterologist or primary care doctor soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, for infants: In most cases, the jaundice in infants improves within 1 to 2 weeks. It is usually physiological (natural). Using "bili tool", as a guide, the infant's jaundice can be treated with special lights, if the jaundice level is high (bilirubin blood test). Every infant discharged home within 72 hours of age needs to be reevaluated for jaundice within 48 hours--> the current standard of care and safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yellow eyes: 1- jaundice: yellowing of the sclerae (whites of the eyes), resulting from bile (or its pigment bilirrubin). This indicates serious liver disease. 2-although not exactly yellow, the brown pigmentation of the eye may "spill" on the sclera or conjunctiva resulting in an almost yellow appearance. 3- i've seen pts calling "yellow" pingueculae (fleshy nodules in the conjunctiva, @ 3 & 9 o clock. ...Read more
Scleral Icteris: Yellowing of the whites of the eyes is not normal. Liver disease causes a higher concentration of bilirubin in the blood causing the color change. It they look like circular deposits it can be high concentration of cholesterol that has deposited around the eye. It is advisable to stay away from alcohol and try to modify diet to low cholesterol. ...Read more
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