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What is conjunctiva?

What is conjunctiva?

Conjunctiva: Conjunctiva is the pinkish moist skin covering the surface of the eye and the underside of the eyelids. ...Read more

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Could the conjunctiva be peeled off?

Could the conjunctiva be peeled off?

Yikes: Certainly as it can be cut free from its moorings and opened to reveal the space underneath - something done to accomplish certain kinds of eye surgery. This of course would be extremely painful in the unanesthetized eye and would accomplish nothing healthful for the eye and vision - so don't do this at home. ...Read more

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What causes brown discolouration of the conjunctiva?

What causes brown discolouration of the conjunctiva?

Chronic inflammation: Chronic inflammation of ocular surface can cause brown discoloration. Other possible causes: simply accumulation of pigment cells in people of color; pingueculum; carcinoma of ocular surface. If this is a new observation, see your eye md asap. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: conjunctiva?

What is the definition or description of: conjunctiva?

Conjunctiva: The conjunctiva is a nearly transparent membrane that covers the white sclera of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelids. Cells in the conjunctiva contribute to the lubrication of the eyes. ...Read more

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I have this veins in my conjunctiva. Why?

I have this veins in my conjunctiva. Why?

Normal vessels?: Some blood vessels on the white part of the eye are normal. Some are also naturally thicker than others. However, focal or diffuse areas of redness can indicate inflammation of the eye. You should see your eye doctor to determine whether these vessels are normal or abnormal. ...Read more

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I have a brown spot in my conjunctiva?

See your eye doctor: The conjunctiva is the clear tissue that covers the white part of the eyeball. There are cells that contain pigment located in the conjunctiva. These cells can produce excessive pigment and cause brown spots in the eye. The british journal of ophthalmology report that these spots should be examined regularly by an eye care practitioner as up to 30 percent of them can become cancerous. ...Read more

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