Top
10
Doctor insights on: Eye Problems Black Spots

Share
1

1
Round black spots in both eyes, what to do?

Round black spots in both eyes, what to do?

Spots: These are called floaters and due to degeneration in the vitreous of the eye. This is usually benign,and improves with time. However,it is important to see an ophthalmologist to make sure there is no retinal problem. ...Read more

2

2
What exactly does it mean when I have black spots in my eye?

What exactly does it mean when I have black spots in my eye?

Floaters: If the black spots move when you move your eye, they are most likely vitreous floaters and are not serious. However, if you also are experiencing brief flashes of light, you should see an ophthalmologist for a dilated eye exam. ...Read more

3

3
Hi. I saw two tiny black spots on my iris ( hazel eyes) . I am worried. What could this be?

Hi. I saw two tiny black spots on my iris ( hazel eyes) . I am worried. What could this be?

Possible ephelis: You may have small freckles (epheli) or moles (nevi) that are almost always benign. By the fact that you 'just' discovered them, A friendly visit to an EYE MD would be very reassuring to you. Good luck. ...Read more

4

4
Past year left outside corner of eye get white crust 7-8 times a day,also see black spots and some blurriness.causes?

Past year left outside corner of eye get white crust 7-8 times a day,also see black spots and some blurriness.causes?

Crusting: Likely due to demodex or bacteria: use warm compresses and diluted tea tree oil (see eyedoc2020@blogspot.com for details) to clean closed eyelid/lashes every day for 7-14d. May need Rx erythromycin ointment if no improvement in 3 days. Black spots likely due to vitreous changes: see eyeMD for dilated exam. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
Why do I see black spots in my eye when i cough?

Why do I see black spots in my eye when i cough?

Floaters: You are likely seeing floaters or thickening in the vitreous jelly inside the eye which move around after you move your help quickly with coughing. If the floaters are new, you should see an eye doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

6

6
I see small black spots when looking through my left eye?

I see small black spots when looking through my left eye?

Likely floaters : Vitreous floaters increase with aging of the eye. Depending on various factors, such as refractive error, genetics, eye diseases or injuries, the presence of floaters varies. But as you do age, the number increases. Remember to always follow up with your eye doctor if sudded changes occur. ...Read more

7

7
I have a daughter that is 11 years old and she has black spots on her sclera. Is this bad for her eyes?

I have a daughter that is 11 years old and she has black spots on her sclera. Is this bad for her eyes?

Spots on sclera: Darker areas usually represent variation in the thickness of the scleral layer and not a problem. By black spots, you may wish to take a photo and have a consult an eye doctor. ...Read more

8

8
Eyes test was perfect 20/20 vision. I see black spots flashes and Sparks of blue but my eye test was perfect nothing wrong. What could be the cause?

Eyes test was perfect 20/20 vision. I see black spots flashes and Sparks of blue but my eye test was perfect nothing wrong. What could be the cause?

Possible migraine: If you are seeing these spots and sparks in a pattern and for some defined period of time (15-30 min) this could be due to migraine visual phenomena. If it is just a momentary thing then it probably relates to the vitreous gel in one or both eyes getting a bit more liquified. ...Read more

9

9
When I wake, for about 30secs I see black spots projected on the wall. Both eyes have the same dot formation. They fade out and are gone until sleep. ?

When I wake, for about 30secs I see black spots projected on the wall. Both eyes have the same dot formation. They fade out and are gone until sleep. ?

Sounds like common: retinal halluciantions, univeral to everyone. Study: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Closed-eye_hallucination for some insights. ...Read more

10

10
What are black spots in eye focus?

What are black spots in eye focus?

Vitreous detachment: The clear gel that fills eyeball is attached to all parts of the inside of the eye. As we age it can become more liquid (watery) and detaches from the back of the retina causing flashes & floaters and "black spot" in vision. This can indicate a retinal tear. As the retina detaches, change or loss in your side vision is the next symptom. You should see your eye doctor to check the retina. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer