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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

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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What can I do to get rid of eye freckles?

What can I do to get rid of eye freckles?

Usually can't remove: Eye freckles, depending on their location, cannot be removed without potentially damaging the appearance of your eye, your eyeball, or your vision. If you have eye freckles, they do need routine monitoring by an eye md--some freckles are actually cancerous. ...Read more

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How does an opthalmologist examine an eye freckle on your eyeball?

How does an opthalmologist examine an eye freckle on your eyeball?

Slit lamp: A slit lamp bio-microscope is used to closely examine the surfaces of the eye. Using additional hand held lenses and lights, an ophthalmologist can look inside the eye as well. ...Read more

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Would it be possible for someone to feel an eye freckle (choroidal nevi)?

Would it be possible for someone to feel an eye freckle (choroidal nevi)?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that you would feel a lesion inside the eye. Typically, the only way to determine if there is a choroidal nevus is to have an examination by an ophthalmologist or other skilled eye care physician. ...Read more

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A spot in the white of my eye, looks like a freckle. Eye doc said no need to remove it. What is it anyway, and why did it develop? Had it for 10 years

A spot in the white of my eye, looks like a freckle. Eye doc said no need to remove it. What is it anyway, and why did it develop? Had it for 10 years

Conjunctival nevus: The lesion is likely a conjunctival nevus but it could be a number of other lesions. It is the equivalent of a freckle on the eye but it can be removed if cosmetically undesirable. ...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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Could a opthamologist remove freckle in eye?

Yes: Get it seen. If it needs to be removed for health reasons, it's do-able. It might be best to leave it alone. ...Read more

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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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