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No: Eye nevus is just like nevus elsewhere on the body. It is a "mole". It can change in characteristics and has a very very small chance of changing into a cancer. If you have a nevus in your eye, your eye doctor will document that by taking photos of it and monitor it over time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are some ways to remove eye nevus, conjuntival nevi, brown pigment on the white part of the eye?
See a specialist: First to determine if you have a nevus. Then ask them. They will know. ...Read more
Could be: It could be, although there are other possible explanations. You need to see your ophthalmologist to be sure. ...Read more
Generally: it depends on how extensive the surgery was. It can take about 2 to 3 weeks for the redness to go away. Sometimes it will feel scratchy if there are any stitches placed. it is best to talk to your doctor about it. They would know best. Good luck. ...Read more
After the removal of my conjunctival nevus, will my co-workers see anything noticeable in my eye on the next day? Eye patch or anything required?
I was diagnosed conjunctival nevus in my eye. I have scheduled a removal in 3 weeks. How is the removal done and is there anything special after it?
Complete excision : Benign lesions, such as your diagnosed conjunctival Nevus, may be completely excised with special scissors & the wound closed with dissolvable sutures. An antibiotic eye drop & steroid eye drop (usually in a combination form) are prescribed for protection and control of inflammation. Directions given to you are for protecting the eye (shield at night) and for preventing contamination of the eye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer