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My babys eyes look like there is pink on the sclera is this normal he is 4mths with gray eyes and it looks like its going arond the outside of iris?

My babys eyes look like there is pink on the sclera is this normal he is 4mths with gray eyes and it looks like its going arond the outside of iris?

Pink on the eye: May be conjunctivits. Most is viral some is bacteria ( usually have a discharge if bacteria, may also be allergic, Sometimes if the nose is congested there is back up for fluid to the eye and that can cause eye swelling and other issues . F/u and call pediatrician this AM ...Read more

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My 3 old child has gray dots in the white area of his eyes, what does this mean?

My 3 old child has gray dots in the white area of his eyes, what does this mean?

Pigmentosis: Most of the time, means benign changes. Most likely your son has a dark completion and this is just pignent in the covers of the eye. But it would be nice to visit the pediatric ophthalmologist in your area and make sure of that. ...Read more

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My baby (33 mo.) has a slightly gray spot on her left eye. The spot is located on the upper right side of the sclera. The eye surface is smoothly.

Dermoid: This could be a congenital piece of tissue in the wrong place. You should see an ophthalmologist for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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They say my eyes changed from grey to brown when I was a baby. Is that really possible?

They say my eyes changed from grey to brown when I was a baby.  Is that really possible?

Definitely: Many children, even those of black or hispanic ancestry, are born with light colored irises. The basic model iris is actually white, though we call it "blue". All the other colors like green, hazel, brown, and black are result from adding different amounts of brown pigment to a white iris. The irises of many children darken with age. ...Read more

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A Grey patch on sclera appeared a week ago. It completely covers from the edge of my iris to inner corner of eye. Could this be a serious disease?

A Grey patch on sclera appeared a week ago. It completely covers from the edge of my iris to inner corner of eye. Could this be a serious disease?

Maybe: Several things are on the list including medications, diseases of the eye as well as other systemic diseases that can cause this. See link below for more info. Best to see eye doctor for eval
http://www.aao.org/publications/eyenet/200703/am_rounds.cfm
Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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There is a dark grey irregular shaped spot on the white portion of my baby girl's eyeball (8 months old), what's that? Is it going to go away later?

There is a dark grey irregular shaped spot on the white portion of my baby girl's eyeball (8 months old), what's that?  Is it going to go away later?

Normal: Many people brown or gray spots on the white part of the eye called the sclera. It is pretty common. This is scleral melanocytosis. It is not harmful and treatment is usually considered cosmetic. ...Read more

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Child 8 no appetite weight loss dizzy episodes grey skin colour changes blue lips then ok again, having funny spells vision blacks out dark sunk eyes?

Child 8 no appetite weight loss dizzy episodes grey skin colour changes blue lips then ok again, having funny spells vision blacks out dark sunk eyes?

Distress.: The child sounds in distress and needs to be taken to ER immediately. There are many possibilities such as juvenile diabetes, cardiac or lung problems, infection, thyroid issues, adrenal crisis etc. but the child needs IV fluid and immediate work-up and most likely hospitalization. Don't delay. ...Read more

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Itchy sore yellowish/grey lesion lower inside corner of eye. Not pinkeye/allergies/foreign obj/stye. Itching began yesterday, lesion this am. Cause?

Itchy sore yellowish/grey lesion lower inside corner of eye. Not pinkeye/allergies/foreign obj/stye. Itching began yesterday, lesion this am. Cause?

Eye lesion: It is usually bacterial infection. It would need frequent wash with water and antibiotic eye ointment if not cleared within 24 hours ...Read more

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What does having gray eyes mean?

What does having gray eyes mean?

Can be aging: If you are talking the white part of the eyes then this can be normal aging. If you have rheumatoid arthritis or lupus this can be problematic. Gray irides are just a variant in color. ...Read more

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What does the gray spot on the eyeball is. What causes to get it ?

What does the gray spot on the eyeball is. What causes to get it ?

Gray eye spot: The most common cause of a gray eye spot as we age is senile scleral plaques. They are benign and do not cause any problems. ...Read more

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What would cause the outer edges of a two and a half year old's eye whites to become gray?

What would cause the outer edges of a two and a half year old's eye whites to become gray?

Blue sclera: What you are most likely noticing is something called blue sclera, in areas where the tough white connective tissue covering the eye (sclera) is thin enough to show the underlying vascular layer (choroid). This oftentimes can occur alone with no other issues, but it can also be found in certain rare connective tissue diseases. It's probably fine, but i would have a pediatrician take a look at it. ...Read more

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I have brown eyes that are turning gray from the outer rim toward the pupil. Should I be worried?

I have brown eyes that are turning gray from the outer rim toward the pupil. Should I be worried?

Eye color change: If you are using certain glaucoma eyedrops, such as latanoprost or travatan, the eye color may change. If you have certain diseases, the eye color may change. If the iris is changing color, you should be seen by an ophthalmologist for a complete eye exam. ...Read more

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Why are the whites of my eyes gray?

Why are the whites of my eyes gray?

Gray eyes: Send photo as could be arcus senilus or scleral plaques. Need to see photo to see cause. ...Read more

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I have brown eyes but I have bluish gray circles around them what is this from?

I have brown eyes but I have bluish gray circles around them what is this from?

Arcus senilis: Without seeing your eyes, the most likely cause of a ring in an older individual would be this condition. A less likely, but important condition to check would be kayser-fleischer ring, which is a sign of copper build-up due to wilson's disease. Get an eye exam to be sure. ...Read more

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If I have hazel eyes & my husband has blue, what color eyes might our daughter have? They are currently bluish gray. She is 2wks.

If I have hazel eyes & my husband has blue, what color eyes might our daughter have? They are currently bluish gray. She is 2wks.

Eye color: Eye color is given by multiple gene sets and is very difficult to be sure of the child's eye color. ...Read more

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Visual distortions like gray-out of one eye during stress?

Visual distortions like gray-out of one eye during stress?

Probably nothing: But you may want to get your carotids checked out. You need a good physical exam. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the outer iris inthe eye turns gray?

What does it mean when the outer iris inthe eye turns gray?

Corneal arcus: This is a deposit of lipid next to the outer part of the colored part of the eye (the edge of the cornea). It is benign, does not affect vision and is very common. ...Read more

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Gray area of vision in lower quadrant of one eye that lasts anout 5 minutes then goes away?

Gray area of vision in lower quadrant of one eye that lasts anout 5 minutes then goes away?

Definitely get exam: This could be anything from a visual migraine to a tia. The fact that the gray area is in a quadrant does suggest a possible cerebral problem (visual pathways in the brain rather than from the eye itself), but a direct problem in the eye is still possible. An eye exam by an ophthalmologist and possibly a visual field test will help to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have painfully watery eye's. They also are a cloudy gray on the white. What could cause this?

I have painfully watery eye's. They also are a cloudy gray on the white. What could cause this?

Family practice : You could have allergies or there could be an infection. Use warm compresses an antihistamine. If it persists you need to be seen and get a prescription eye drops. ...Read more

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Hi! so I have gray colored spots on the white of my eyes for a while now, how do I get rid of them?

Hi! so I have gray colored spots on the white of my eyes for a while now, how do I get rid of them?

Gray spots: The gray spots could be benign nevi or areas of sun damage or cysts. See your local ophthalmologist to find out if surgery is indicated. ...Read more

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My son has a small round gray speck on the pupil of his eye. He can feel it, almost like a grain of sand.

My son has a small round gray speck on the pupil of his eye. He can feel it, almost like a grain of sand.

Needs evaluation: If it is as you say this could be an embedded piece of metal or other dust that needs to be removed or it could distort a larger area on the eye. HAve him see his doc and s/he can decide if an eye doc should be consulted. I have removed these occasionally with techniques I learned during training. ...Read more

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I had a gray out. Lost all vision in one eye temporarily while working online and getting stressful email. What was that?

I had a gray out. Lost all vision in one eye temporarily while working online and getting stressful email. What was that?

Get checked: May have been an ocular migraine, but another possibility is amaurosis fugax, related to impairment of blood supply and possibly associated with increased risk of stroke. You should have a dilated eye exam, screening for blood pressure/cholesterol and possibly additional testing such as an ultrasound of your carotid arteries. ...Read more

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I have brown eyes and I have gray blue green rings outside out the eye twice change pure hazel and once blue then I notice golden dark brown greenish?

Sounds quite: lovely. Pigmentation changes. It isn't usually a sign of disease BUT if it were it would be a mineral pigment disease such as
WILSON's DISEASE (copper, ring is copper colored)
or hemosiderosis (iron, ring is iron colored. but skin is steel colored... grey, more noticeable than eye). ...Read more

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There's a gray spot on my eye ball. Is this normal?

There's a gray spot on my eye ball. Is this normal?

It is common.: The most common "grey spots" on the white of the eye are called pingueculae. These grey spots generally are nasal or temporal and are caused by "actinic degeneration"-- changes from being outdoors in the wind and sun. They can become inflamed and can grow onto the clear cornea and become pterygium, which could impact vision and require removal if they get close to the center of the cornea. ...Read more

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The whites of my eyes are gray- what can you tell me about this?

The whites of my eyes are gray- what can you tell me about this?

Most likely benign: The white part of your eye is called the sclera. The sclera can accumulate pigmentation: blue, grey or brown discoloration due to melanin, a natural occurring pigment. Some rare cases are a form of "pre-cancer" - so you should let your eye md check you out. Rarely, certain silver containing medications can turn the sclera blue. Most cases are benign aging changes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the whites of your eyes are gray or lite blue?

What does it mean when the whites of your eyes are gray or lite blue?

Blue sclera: The most common reason the whites of your eyes (sclera) are blue is because there are areas of the sclera that are thinner than others. In those spots, the underlying pigmented tissue of the inside of the eye shows through and it gives those areas a bluish grey color. Rarely, these spots can be associated with eye problems, so if you're concerned or having other symptoms, then see your eye md. ...Read more